8th April

…ours not produce suckers like this? Sassafras albidum Sassafras albidum Sassafras albidum Podocarpus nivalis ‘Ruapehu’ on a rockery bed. Podocarpus nivalis ‘Ruapehu’ The rare Ceanothus cuneatus var ramulosus which we…

6th November

…more autumn colour at Burncoose. Sassafras albidum a lovely red in the till area even if a slug has had a bite or two. Sassafras albidum Sassafras albidum Chimonanthus praecox…

9th May

…couple of overhanging trees and to pollard an elderly rhododendron. bonfire A tail end Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ (more ‘Scarlet’?) is a picture today. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ Although Sassafras albidum suckers…

29th August

…is 10-12ft high with no notable features! Schinus polygamus A sucker from Sassafras albidum beside the path. The main trunk grows through a dense camellia clump so this is the…

24th July

…least) from a small Sassafras albidum planted in 1991. Sassafras albidum Eucryphia milliganii still the best thing in the garden today. Eucryphia milliganii Secondary growth on Pieris almost as good…

5th June

…today is to locate any old original Magnolia wilsonii or Magnolia sieboldii sinensis. Having thought about it the latter is hidden completely behind the original Sassafras albidum above the Auklandii…