5th October

…wrongly named. Schima argentea Schima argentea Schima argentea Schima argentea What extraordinary seeds Melliodendron xylocarpum has. Huge and not rounded as one might have expected from the Styracaceae family. Despite…

30th August

…Shepherdia argentea Shepherdia argentea An unidentified rhododendron on the path on from the old Lower Quarry Nursery with what I assume are secondary flowers. rhododendron 2019 – CHW Jaimie has…

1st October

…Schima argentea. One is nearly brown. I can see no more buds on this vigorous and healthy tree for this season. Three out of our four different species of Schima…

10th September

…and pollarded Eucryphia cordifolia. Eucryphia cordifolia The Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ which also fell over has been successfully pollarded, uprighted and tied into place. Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ Hoheria sextylosa ‘Pendula’ dropping…

9th June

…doing well. Merrilopanax alpinus New growth on Schefflera delavayi. Schefflera delavayi Rhododendron nuttallii just out on the main ride. Rhododendron nuttallii 2020 – CHW A young Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ in…

27th September

…The puddles persist! The puddles persist 2016 – CHW The best thing in flower in the garden today is the mature Schima khasiana. We have Schima argentea and Schima wallichii…

19th October

…thing in the garden. I have planted several species including Schima argentea and do not see that much difference in the three species which are supposedly identifiable. This is an…

26th August

…our plant. The next step is to assemble all our schima in flower and photograph them. In theory we have S. khasiana, S. wallichii and S. argentea or that is…

28th August

…buds on our (supposed) Schima argentea this year. A few on (supposed) Schima wallichii but not out yet in more shade. Schima khasiana Schima khasiana 2017 – CHW The dogs…

12th January

…and when I look further into the plans it is actually a Schima wallichii which I had forgotten about. We do have four separate species of Schima (khasiana, argentea and…