26th August

…and Schima (probably) khasiana: All three side by side Persea japonica Schima? Schima khasiana And the same again with the leaves turned over: Persea japonica Schima? Schima khasiana The problem…

9th May

…plant is rather dull too as it was in Wales compared to Persea thunburgii. Persea japonica Persea japonica Rhododendron ‘Jean Marie de Montague’ is a good deep red. Rhododendron ‘Jean…

22nd August

Persea japonica up by Georges Hut has very similar leaves. I must ‘go compare’ as they say. Persea japonica but now it has schima flowers 2017 – CHW The huge…

18th June

…stables with its startling new growth which I used to glimpse from the kitchen table and wonder what it was. An avocado tree! Persea thunbergii Persea thunbergii Rhododendron leptothrium on…

23rd April

…at Penrice. Quercus engleriana Quercus engleriana Quercus engleriana Gordonia seczwanica – growing well in dappled shade. Gordonia seczwanica Gordonia seczwanica Persea japonica – not as exciting as Persea thunbergii. Persea

2nd June

…only 4ft tall although planted in 2007. Lithocarpus lepidocarpus Lithocarpus lepidocarpus Persea thunbergii new growth which speaks for itself. Persea thunbergii Persea thunbergii Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiyu’ with bluish buds and…

28th May

…growing in full shade by a stream. Schefflera delavayi Schefflera delavayi Persea bracteata with red new growth – again in full shade. Persea bracteata Persea bracteata Fatsia polycarpa at 15-20ft…

10th August

…damage lower down to Persea thunbergii. Yellow leaves but some red new growth. The older original plant in more shade looks fine. Persea thunbergii Persea thunbergii Podocarpus parlatorei making rapid…

4th February

…cones ready to shed on Abies homolepis. Abies homolepis Persea indica by George’s Hut untouched by frost. Persea indica Persea indica Buds swelling on Lindera communis. Lindera communis Magnolia campbellii…

30th August

…several times in Eire in the spring. Griselinia ruscifolia Griselinia ruscifolia Persea borbonia is another new Persea species. Very long pointed leaves. Persea borbonia The double form of Polyanthes tuberosa…