15th December

‘Golden Spangles’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ is red not yellow in the autumn! Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ This is the third time this autumn that the evergreen Quercus rugosa has…

3rd May

…the tree. Gleditsia sinensis Gleditsia sinensis Davidia involucrata var. vilmorimana ‘Golden Birr’ has golden young leaves and originated in Birr Castle in Ireland. Davidia involucrata var. vilmorimana ‘Golden Birr’ Davidia…

8th September

…late in the season. Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ Kniphofia ‘Little Maid’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ laden down with fruit as usual. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ living…

20th April

…Camellia x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ just leafing up in Tin Garden. Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ is darker than Magnolia ‘Peachy’ which…

28th March

…just coming out. This is a Caerhays cross and its sister is ‘Golden Oriole’ var Busaco which has more of an orange tinge. Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole var Talavera’ Rhododendron ‘Golden

1st July

…Propagate at once! Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ 2020 – CHW A very fine self-sown buddleia above The Fish…

23rd November

…colours on the yellow leaved Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ Carpinus rankanensis still in full leaf. The other species in Kennel Close have…

26th September

…year old Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ laden to the gunnels with fruit. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ with nuts on an old tree pruned…

16th October

…Celastrus orbiculatus Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ with larger yellow crab apples than seen elsewhere in this diary recently. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Another new entry for the 2021 catalogue is Lonicera periclymenum…

28th December

…hated all variegated things and this a prime spot! Camellia x williamsii ‘Golden Spangles’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Golden Spangles’ Camellia japonica ‘Mary Costa’ well out above Crinodendron Hedge. Asia had…