18th September

…the stem of what now must be called a tree. Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Cladastris kentuckea is showing its first yellow autumn colour. Always…

26th June

…of aralia in stock which are proving rather popular although will probably not flower in pots. Aralia cachemirica and Aralia cordata. Aralia cordata Aralia cachemirica Lagerstroemia indica ‘Fuchsia d’Ete’ has…

10th May

…putting on massive growth – horrid prickles! Aralia foliosa Aralia foliosa Aralia foliosa Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ in bud and already scented. Magnolia obovata ‘Pink Flush’ Magnolia x wieseneri now…

20th June

…a new species to us with first new growth. Nyssa leptophylla Aralia foliosa with first new growth. Horrid prickles! Aralia foliosa Aralia foliosa Aralia foliosa 2018 – CHW Seed heads…

27th December

…oiwakensis Mahonia oiwakensis Mahonia oiwakensis Aralia vietnamensis with one huge leaf on the ground but plenty still left on the tree. Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis 2016 – CHW…

10th April

…palmatum ‘Kamagata’ Acer palmatum ‘Okagami’ and Acer shirasawanum ‘Jordan’ Acer palmatum ‘Okagami’ and Acer shirasawanum ‘Jordan’ A nice leaf combination too with Aralia elata ‘Aureovariegata’ and Aralia elata ‘Variegata’. Aralia

28th October

…insignis Quercus insignis Quercus insignis Acer capillipes past its best. Acer capillipes Aralia chinensis in flower which I do not recollect seeing before. Aralia chinensis Aralia chinensis Aralia chinensis 2019…

15th July

…a distance I had assumed another odd shefflera species but I was well wrong. Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Kalopanax septemlobus is about to flower in profusion. We seldom…

5th January

…leaves frosted but the flowers may still come out? The stems are extremely prickly as you can see. Several huge leaf stalks blown off. Aralia vietnamensis Aralia vietnamensis Peumus boldus…

8th September

…Paeonia potanini Illicium oligandrum – a new species of illicium for the 2018 catalogue. Illicium oligandrum Illicium oligandrum Aralia elata in full flower. Aralia elata Aralia elata Zenobia with ripening…