3rd May

…animals climbing 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

28th March

…the habit of the tree is not. Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’ Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole var Talavera’ is also just coming out. This is a Caerhays cross and its sister is ‘Golden Oriole’…

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…

1st August

…Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Many Happy Returns’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Deep Secret’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Peace’ Rosa ‘Ruby Wedding’ as a climber….

10th March

Wedding’ today. Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ Camellia ‘Ruby Wedding’ 2019 – CHW The first year that the American bred magnolias (mainly Gresham and Pickard’s hybrids) in Forty Acres Wood have been…

1st July

…gate is 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…

23rd November

…rugosa Quercus rugosa Nice 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…

20th April

…‘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 in colour. The names…

2nd February

…Talavera’ (formerly var ‘Talavera’) 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

21st April

…japonica ‘Golden Anniversary’ 2021 – CHW Rhododendrons at their best but still no rain.The bronzy new growth on Nothofagus cunninghamii is superb. Nothofagus cunninghamii Magnolia ‘Golden Goblet’ on the back…