April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…firma – I am getting a liking for abies! Abies firma Abies firma Abies firma Cupressus arizonica in flower. Cupressus arizonica A fine Rhododendron macabeanum. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Chamaecyparis…

3rd January

…Cephalotaxus fortunei Cephalotaxus fortunei Cupressus tortulosa is also covered in flower buds when you examine the twigs closely. Looks a rather tender and brittle evergreen. Cupressus tortulosa Cupressus tortulosa Cupressus

28th January

…newly planted Cupressus duclouxiana in the Isla Rose Plantation. Cupressus duclouxiana Cupressus duclouxiana Cupressus duclouxiana Trochodendron araliodes from Taiwan has some seed heads which are mainly still green. Trochodendron araliodes…

8th December

…from cuttings already. Cupressus tortulosa Cupressus tortulosa 2018 – CHW A quick trip to Burncoose but it was pouring with rain so little photography was possible.A new Clematis cirrhosa ‘Landsdowne…

1st April

…Callitris oblonga Callitris oblonga Thuja koraiensis – nice silvery undersides to the branchlets. Thuja koraiensis Thuja koraiensis Cupressus austrotibetica – a new introduction in ‘New Trees’. Cupressus austrotibetica Cupressus austrotibetica…

18th June

…hedge native hedge The yellow leaved form of Cupressus macrocarpa was planted 40 years ago as a windbreak. Under planting now needed and some leylandii to remove. Cupressus macrocarpa 2019…

Irish trip April 2018

…rock with a huge spread. Yew Pinus montezumae – a blue form which seemed more cold hardy than ours ever were. Pinus montezumae Pinus montezumae Cupressus dupreziana was attractive and…

8th July

…Picea pungens ‘Kloster’ and Sciadopitys verticillata Wollemia nobilis and a very fine Calocedrus decurrens ‘Aureovariegata’ Wollemia nobilis and a very fine Calocedrus decurrens ‘Aureovariegata’ Cryptomeria japonica ‘Golden Promise’ and Cupressus

8th May

…has never been formally named. Rhododendron williamsianum x martinianum A Cupressus macroparpa which has (as is often the case) lost its leader in a gale. Cupressus macroparpa Catalpa bignonoides is…

29th July

…new one to me with rosemary-like leaves. Unusually late for a grevillea? Grevillea ‘Florinda’ Grevillea ‘Florinda’ Finally an extraordinary cupressus-like conifer; Widdringtonia cedarbergersis, a South African native. You can see…