3rd September

…Shoe. It is certainly hugely different from Neolitsea sericea. Neolitsea polycarpa Neolitsea polycarpa Rehderodendron kwatungense is now growing well. Nice bark too. Rehderodendron kwatungense Rehderodendron kwatungense Rehderodendron kwatungense Polyspora longicarpa…

3rd October

…October flowerer. No scent here today. Neolitsea sericea Neolitsea sericea Lespedeza thunbergii flowering away just as the rather similar Indigofera species are finishing. Quite a show today as it would…

26th June

…year were larger. Neolitsea aciculata Neolitsea aciculata The old Stewartia pseudocamellia with few flowers too. Stewartia pseudocamellia Stewartia pseudocamellia The record evergreen Quercus lamellosa had looked sick two months ago…

13th November

…10-12ft. The flowers are just coming out. Neolitsea sericea Neolitsea sericea This small leaved Acer palmatum variety is just turning colour nicely but sadly not on the planting plan. Acer…

11th June

…to test the veracity/stupidity of the name. Euonymus hamiltonanus ‘Popcorn’ Euonymus hamiltonanus ‘Popcorn’ Neolitsea sericea with its drooping bronze-brown velvety new growth. Stunning today. Neolitsea sericea Neolitsea sericea A more…

14th May

…been slow to come out. Rhododendron ‘Fabia’ Rhododendron ‘Fabia’ Neolitsea aff. polycarpa with its new growth and interesting bark. Neolitsea aff. polycarpa Azalea ‘Klondyke’ showing up well on the main…

2nd May

Neolitsea sericea (formerly Litsea glauca) although I remember the old tree being called Litsea glauca? Neolitsea sericea has very different new growth. Litsea japonica Litsea japonica Litsea japonica Litsea japonica…

2nd July

…Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Lomatia ferruginea Neolitsea aff. polycarpa was simply too tall to stand upright when we planted it out this spring. So we simply chopped off 6ft and…

24th March

…is safely potted on for planting out in 2017 or 2018. Tom Hudson gave us a new neolitsea species and two plants of a new camellia species whose names I…

7th April

…of Neolitsea sericea which will soon drop as the new growth starts. Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ The first pure white and pink bluebells. While bluebells Pink bluebells On the plan…