April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…towers over tree ferns. huge Eucalyptus globulus huge Eucalyptus globulus huge Eucalyptus globulus Saprophytic ferns grow on the tree trunks – perhaps a polypodium leaf? Saprophytic ferns Tree ferns abound…

30th September

…spell next year. Tree ferns Tree ferns A flower or two on Rhododendron mucronulatum which will be out in two months anyway. A secondary flower or the start of an…

21st April

…(eg ferns). I would now be happy to undertake a gardening quiz having gained all this extra plant knowledge.I started on 22nd March, so it has taken three weeks or…

1st November

…punctatum as new flower buds form. Aextoxicon punctatum Aextoxicon punctatum Self-sown tree ferns appearing on the top ride in Forty Acres wood. tree ferns Seed on Carpinus betulus ‘Purpurea’. Carpinus…

29th September

…niitakayamensis Photinia niitakayamensis 2017 – CHW Look at how high up the trunk ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis. The tops blew out two and three years ago and…

14th October

…the seed here. Tree ferns in the quarry Tree ferns in the quarry A Parrotia subaequalis above Quarry Path has finally got going. We lost the other young plant by…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…boathouse Ferns growing on tree trunk trunks – no idea how to name these. Ferns growing on tree trunk trunks Ferns growing on tree trunk trunks The tree fern grove…

6th March

…somewhat exhausted party somewhat exhausted The tree ferns again blasted but unbowed. tree ferns 2017 – CHW Showers and brief sunny periods. Rhododendron Golden Orieole var ‘Talavera’ is a Caerhays…

5th July

…to be very hardy. Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Fagus sylvatica ‘Prince George of Crete’ has the largest (and quite dark green) leaves of any beech tree I have…

27th June

…in the Burncoose catalogue. Did not turn a hair in ‘The Beast’ so seems hardy enough. Escallonia tucumanensis Escallonia tucumanensis Escallonia tucumanensis Clethra fabri (FMW 713037) with two large multiple…