8th July

…fissuring nicely. Arbutus menziezii Arbutus menziezii Arbutus menziezii Last year this was a huge 6-7ft tall clump of Melianthus major. The cold has reduced it just to a couple of…

18th February

…to Clethra pringleyi but a suckering dense shrub) Clethra luzmariae Aucuba confertiflora – which we lost at Caerhays in the cold in 2012 Aucuba confertiflora Arbutus canariensis – tender Arbutus

17th March

…flower Arbutus canariensis Arbutus canariensis Podocarpus matudae with huge podocarps Podocarpus matudae Podocarpus matudae Illicium mexicanum in full flower Illicium mexicanum Illicium mexicanum Rhododendron prostitum seedlings. Pink at first fading…

7th September

…– here Nyssa sylvatica. Nyssa sylvatica Fothergilla major also. Fothergilla major Celtis australis Celtis australis Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ in full flower – early! Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ Callicarpa dichotoma in full…

12th July

…I think is Ilex verticellata in flower Ilex verticellata Ilex verticellata Ilex verticellata self sown Arbutus unedo All over the place were self sown Arbutus unedo which thrive in these…

9th December

…for the top of the garden. ivy pruning ivy pruning 2016 – CHW One always thinks there is ‘nothing’ out in December but forgets Arbutus unedo is full out now….

Tregrehan Gardens Visit – 15th March 2019

…berries Nothofagus dombeyi trunk Camellia ‘Black Lace’ Dacrycarpus dacrydioides trunk. These are growing as a clump of five trees. Rhododendron frangipanensis in full flower. New species to me. Arbutus canariensis…

20th October

Arbutus unedo had split out and I suspect that the stump needs digging out as this shrub is very prone to phytophthora ramorum on its new shoots and growth. clearing…