19th June

…multi stemmed. Some flowers in bud; others over. In the 1960s we had a mature tree here but I cannot recollect it. Dipteronia sinensis Dipteronia sinensis Schefflera macrophylla with brown…

6th July

…fear we are years away from a flower? Multi-stemmed as well. Dipteronia sinensis Dipteronia sinensis Amazing blue felted new growth on Rhododendron pseudochrysanthemum. Rhododendron pseudochrysanthemum Rhododendron pseudochrysanthemum This Schefflera alpina…

27th July

…Bacon’ Fuchsia ‘Lady Bacon’ Seed heads on Dipteronia sinensis. This is the first year that any of our young plants have actually flowered. Dipteronia sinensis Dipteronia sinensis Various suddenly dead…

6th August

…plant (only 8-10ft tall) has improved with more light. Aesculus parviflora Aesculus parviflora 2018 – CHW Wonderful leaves and new growth on Dipteronia sinensis as a young multi-stemmed plant. Dipteronia

31st August

…on Dipteronia sinensis have now gone pink. Dipteronia sinensis 2018 – CHW A tiny dead baby grass snake in the Rockery. Possibly killed by pheasant poults? Many sightings of adders…