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…

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…

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…

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’…

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…

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…

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…

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…

3rd September

…Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ one year on from planting and 4ft already. This will be a new entry for the 2020 Burncoose website. Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix udensis ‘Golden