13th April

…‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanagasa’ (syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanagasa’ (syn ‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-murasaki’ (syn ‘Candy Floss’) rather less spectacular but will be good. Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-murasaki’ (syn ‘Candy Floss’) Prunus…

7th May

matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – hayazaki Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus matsumae – yaemiyams Prunus ‘Asagi’ Prunus…

31st March

…lives. Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-yukata’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-yukata’ Magnolia ‘Gold Finch’, planted in 2014, is already a decent tree. Just a few flowers out yet. Magnolia ‘Gold Finch’ Magnolia ‘Petit Chicon’, also 2014…

9th April

…of the Matsumae cherries to be out that I have seen here. Savill plants still two weeks off showing colour. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ The true and rather dwarf Magnolia cylindrica…

25th March

…of the other Matsumaes have any flowers out just yet so this is an exceptional show. Planted in 2014. Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-hanaguruma’ Amid a sea…

5th April

…a good show already. These new Matsumae cherries are a must for all serious gardeners! Prunus matsumae-hanagasa (‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus matsumae-hanagasa (‘Pink Parasol’) Prunus matsumae-hanagasa (‘Pink Parasol’) The thrush eggs…

23rd November

…colour as you can see here in various stages. Not sure how these two have survived the recent gales. Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae Beni-yutaka’ Prunus ‘Matsumae

7th December

…Nearby beside the shop Prunus ‘Shizuka’ (‘Fragrant Cloud’) – one of the new Matsumae cherries – has excellent late autumn colour despite growing in an exposed position. Another plus for…

26th November

…stake to get them going. Taiwania cryptomeroides Prunus ‘Matsumae-shizuka’ syn. ‘Fragrant Cloud’ not quite at its best as yet. Prunus ‘Matsumae-shizuka’ When Sorbus ullungdoensis arrived from Crûg it was a…

21st November

…in full shade? Supposed to be orange and scarlet? Cotinus ‘Pink Champagne’ Prunus ‘Fragrant Cloud’ (‘Matsumae-shizuka’) by the cash point is perfect today and another wonderful advert for Matsumae cherry…