31st May

…fully evergreen. Pittosporum adaphnephylloides? I have missed the flowers on Pittosporum bicolor but the new growth is anything but pittosporum-like. Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor I had always thought this elderly…

12th March

…liners The next crop of pittosporum varieties. pittosporum Plug liners now potted on – mainly herbaceous. Plug liners Plug liners The climber growing tunnel with canes in place for the…

31st March

…out which pittosporum species this is and I plump for Pittosporum illiciodes. Pittosporum illiciodes Pittosporum illiciodes The cold winds have knocked off every evergreen leaf from this Michelia ‘Touch of…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…to look at seals. We arrive Pittosporum eugenoides in flower. It is rather better than you might imagine for a pittosporum. Pittosporum eugenoides Pittosporum eugenoides A huge Agathis australis which…

22nd April

…mature’. Rhododendron moorei Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’ gave itself away from afar with its strong scent. The flowers go nicely with the foliage. Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’ Pittosporum eugenoides ‘Variegatum’ Rhododendron ‘Wine…

11th March

…growing well with a little leaf yellowing over winter. Schefflera delavayi Schefflera delavayi Pittosporum dallii – looks more like a pseudopanax. Pittosporum dallii Pittosporum dallii Pittosporum dallii Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue…

24th November

Pittosporum michiei (from Nick Lock) Pittosporum michiei (from Nick Lock) Pittosporum michiei (from Nick Lock) Euonymus tonkinensis with seed capsules also by the greenhouse. Not shedding yet. Euonymus tonkinensis A…

10th August

…the new growth is attractive. Not at all like most pittosporum species in leaf and neither are the flowers. Pittosporum bicolor Pittosporum bicolor 2017 – CHW Hard pruning of the…

18th February

…sinensis with extremely early new growth. Pseudocydonia sinensis The Pittosporum and Ceanothus beds well stocked and looking good for spring sales. Pittosporum and Ceanothus beds Pittosporum and Ceanothus beds Nandina…

13th February

…plants: Is this really a form of Pittosporum tobira or some other species? I think it is Pittosporum truncatum? Pittosporum tobira Pittosporum tobira Rubus squarrosus is a dense tangled mat…