8th September

…Maid’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ laden down with fruit as usual. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ living up to its name. Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ Hydrangea…

23rd November

…Beni-yutaka’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ with wonderful red autumn colour. The new leaves may be yellow but the winter colour is not! Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’…

1st July

…Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’. SUPERB. Propagate at once! Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ Hydrangea chinesis ‘Golden Crane’ 2020 – CHW A very fine…

20th April

…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 is lighter…

29th November

…‘Golden Sunshine’ produces golden autumn colours as well as genuinely yellow leaves in the spring and summer. Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Glyptostrobus pensilis ‘Wooly Mammoth’ has…

3rd May

…glauca Phyllocladus glauca Gleditsia sinensis – with huge thorns to stop animals climbing the tree. Gleditsia sinensis Gleditsia sinensis Davidia involucrata var. vilmorimana ‘Golden Birr’ has golden young leaves and…

2nd February

…is very fine outside the front gate. Pale yellow. Golden Oriole var ‘Busaco’ has pink edging. Both are Caerhays bred. Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole Talavera’ Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole Talavera’ Next to…

16th October

…a good show in the sales point. Celastrus orbiculatus Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ with larger yellow crab apples than seen elsewhere in this diary recently. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Another new entry…

8th April

…Camellia sasanqua ‘Sweet Jane’ – likewise. Camellia sasanqua ‘Sweet Jane’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ – ditto. Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Prunus maakii ‘Amber Beauty’ – glorious…

22nd April

…see from these pictures. rhododendron layering rhododendron layering rhododendron layering rhododendron layering rhododendron layering Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ full out now. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Michelia martinii has dropped its old leaves as the…