6th May

Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ has equally odd mottled white and cream leaves. Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ This is a very much more cut leaf form…

7th May

…later. Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ I am assuming this is the copper leaf coloured form of Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ so ‘Purpurea Asplenifolia’ I assume? Not listed in the new Hillier’s. Fagus

16th May

…in the sun and the beech ‘mast’ is forming. Very attractive. I wonder why this is not just named ‘Aurea’? Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ Fagus

1st May

…quick growing. Crataegus wattiana Crataegus wattiana Crataegus wattiana Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ good too in the sun. Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ Salix moupinense (from Tom Hudson…

11th May

Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ leaves a week on. Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Black Swan’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ just out. Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ A young Magnolia…

19th May

…Hedge. Michelia foggii ‘Jack Fogg’ New leaves on Fagus sylvatica ‘Prince George of Crete’. Fagus sylvatica ‘Prince George of Crete’ Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Purple King’ purchased at Hampton Court in 2019….

14th May

Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’. Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ Iris pseudacorus (yellow flag) growing by the pond. I wonder why I have never seen this out here…

6th October

…CHW A few more new plants for the 2017 Burncoose catalogue.Fagus longipetiolata is as its name implies. Two incorrectly named plants in the garden here. Fagus longipetiolata Fagus longipetiolata Ilex…

11th April

…on Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ in the sun. Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Asplenifolia’ First flowers out on Staphylea colchica in shade on the drive. The ones in full sun have…

24th June

…sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’ Had we been at the Hampton Court show in 10 days’ time this would have been a feature plant…