4th August

…fruit forming on a tree 30ftx20ft. It looks an evergreen but is not. Diospyros lotus Diospyros lotus Diospyros lotus Diospyros lotus Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’. The old trunks have died and…

2nd May

…itself over many decades. Only Roy Lancaster could positively identify it. Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki Halesia monticola in full flower. Better flowers I think than Halesia carolina. Halesia…

18th September

…in the Isla Rose Plantation. I must keep an eye out for the much vaunted autumn colour. Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki 2017 – CHW The sunshine encourages a trip to…

20th October

…Camellia oleifera Camellia oleifera Nice colouring on Diospyros kaki. Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki This is a young Frank Matthews grown Malus hupehensis in the Isla Rose Plantation. It is perhaps…

4th November

…rhododendron at the start of Rookery Path. The old one (rhododendron) had split and collapse was imminent. rhododendron rhododendron Fine autumn colour on Diospyros kaki. Diospyros kaki Diospyros kaki 2020…

17th July

…Bencomia caudata The first walnuts I have ever seen forming on a huge Juglans ailantifolia which is of Japanese origin. Juglans ailantifolia Juglans ailantifolia Flowers on Diospyros cathayensis. Diospyros cathayensis…

7th November

…shown at the dinner were:  Sorbus hedlundii  Euonymus myrianthus  Cobaea pringlei (John d’Arcy)  Diospyros lotus (Kew)  Diospyros kaki (Kew)  Malus transitoria (Hergest Croft) …

8th November

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2021 – CHW Unusual to find Diospyros lotus with fruit on in the nursery. Our…

28th October

…Quercus coccinea Quercus coccinea Fothergilla major – what a collection of colours! Astonishing. Fothergilla major Fothergilla major Eucommia ulmoides – a dull yellow and green but nice close up. Diospyros

1st November

…scandens Rhodotyphos scandens Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ with fruits. Arbutus unedo ‘Rubra’ Eucommia ulmoides with good autumn colour. Eucommia ulmoides Ripe fruits now on Diospyros lotus. We saw them forming a…