8th January

…much raphiolepsis in these plants at all? I wonder if this is simply an eriobotrya with red new growth and not the x raphiobotrya cross at all? Eriobotrya deflexa in…

4th January

…damage year on year to the stems and trunks but still they prosper. Eriobotrya japonica Eriobotrya japonica Eriobotrya japonica Eriobotrya japonica A rather stunted and poor Schefflera rhododendrifolia which is…

5th November

Eriobotrya deflexa Eriobotrya deflexa I had forgotten that we actually had Lindera triloba but here it is below Slip Rail exhibiting exceptional yellow autumn colour with next spring’s flower buds…

11th October

…with its odd leave structure, is not. Tetracentron sinense Tetracentron sinense Eriobotrya deflexa still has its wonderful reddish-bronze new growth. Eriobotrya deflexa Eriobotrya deflexa And Liriodendron chilense is just starting…

10th April

…set of reddish-brown new growth. Eriobotrya deflexa Eriobotrya deflexa Rhododendron flavidum full out. Another one we saw in the autumn with the odd flower. Rhododendron flavidum Rhododendron flavidum An elderly…

15th April

…time I have ever seen flowers on Eriobotrya deflexa from Taiwan. They appear before or with the reddish new growth. Eriobotrya deflexa Eriobotrya deflexa Magnolia ‘Royal Splendour’ is a new…

13th June

…after Chelsea asking if we had a plant which was a cross between an eriobotrya and rhaphiolepis. I said I had heard of it but that I had not seen…

24th October

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2018 – CHW Eriobotrya japonica flowering away in a garden in the village. Far too…

1st May

…growth on this huge, rare Eriobotrya deflexa should be perfect too. Eriobotrya deflexa The trachelospermums are full of bud but Gerry and Louisa have moved them into the hottest part…

15th July

…asking what it was. It was a fully ripe fruit of Eriobotrya japonica which had probably formed last autumn and survived the mild winter to be ripe today after a…