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…

28th October

…at various stages of growth in the Main Quarry. Self-sown tree ferns Self-sown tree ferns Self-sown tree ferns Camellia sasanqua ‘Variegata’ with a good flower: leaf contrast. The best I…

30th September

…hot 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…

1st November

…out in flower. Camellia taliensis Daphniphyllum oldhamii (CWJ 12351) flowering away. Daphniphyllum oldhamii Seed from Aextoxicon punctatum as new flower buds form. Aextoxicon punctatum Aextoxicon punctatum Self-sown tree ferns appearing…

21st April

…finished. The last 175 odd were by far the most lengthy to write and difficult requiring plenty of research about plants I knew little about (eg ferns). I would now…

29th September

…rule. There are holly trees growing from the trunk too as it all decays. ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis ferns have colonised this old Pinus insignis 2016 –…

14th October

…a squirrel hid 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…

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

…lutchuenense The party somewhat exhausted but still smoking hard at the Isla Rose Plantation. party somewhat exhausted party somewhat exhausted The tree ferns again blasted but unbowed. tree ferns 2017…

5th July

…leaves. Planted 2017 and a gift from Peter Moore. Said to be very hardy. Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Fagus sylvatica ‘Prince George of Crete’ has the largest (and…