18th October

…seeds. Fitzroya cupressoides Fitzroya cupressoides First flowers out on Peumus boldus. This is a ‘summer flowering’ Chilean tree! Peumus boldus Peumus boldus Rhus chinensis flowering for the first time as…

14th September

…leaves and is making headway. Alniphyllum aff. eberhardii Alniphyllum aff. eberhardii A few seeds only this year on Ehretia dicksonii. Ehretia dicksonii Fitzroya cupressoides with its wonderful trailing branches. Fitzroya

15th February

…recent cold. Embothrium Camellia tsai and Fitzroya cupressoides. Camellia tsai and Fitzroya cupressoides Alarmingly buds have blown open on Michelia doltsopa but the tree has not partially defoliated as it…

15th January

…Camellia tsaii Camellia tsaii The seedpods we saw in the summer on Fitzroya cupressoides have long since ‘popped’ and shed their seeds. Fitzroya cupressoides I have seldom planted Hamamelis here…