17th May

…and nearly over. Aesculus x bushii Populus lasiocarpa ‘Bolonii’ looks a bit different from the usual P. lasiocarpa leaves. This came from Roundabarrow nurseries. Populus lasiocarpa ‘Bolonii’ Populus lasiocarpa ‘Bolonii’…

21st June

…getting away well as a tree. Wonderful veining in the leaves and purplish red new growth. Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Trachycarpus wagnerianus has finished flowering and is setting…

13th May

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2023 – CHW Populus purdomii growing away quickly. The reddish new growth fades quickly. Populus

4th May

…it was easy! Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Just two long catkins on Juglans ailanthifolia. Juglans ailanthifolia Still a good crop of flowers on Magnolia ‘Banana Split’….

20th July

…forming on Paulownia kawakamii. Paulownia kawakamii Sorbus gongashica with odd shaped fruits. Sorbus gongashica Sorbus gongashica Populus purdomii with wonderfully veined secondary new growth. Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Nyssa sinensis…

1st September

…well since planting this spring. This is going to be a dramatic leaf colour plant against a predominantly green background. Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ Salix fargesii…

3rd September

…anywhere to check it in the reference books. Zanthoxylum coreanum I pruned out the three branches on Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ which had reverted to green. Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’…

7th May

…superb small growing tree. Aesculus pavia ‘Atrosanguinea’ Aesculus pavia ‘Atrosanguinea’ First flowers out on Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’. Magnolia ‘Southern Belle’ Impressive new growth on Abies spectabilis. Abies spectabilis Populus wilsocarpa…

12th April

…ponderosa Salix magnifica Salix magnifica Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Populus purdomii Populus purdomii Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ – just one flower out. Magnolia ‘Green Bee’ Tilia amurensis Tilia amurensis Could not…

10th August

…because of the drought or deer with plenty of berries setting. Secondary new growth trying to come through. Crataegus schraderiana Populus deltoides ‘Purple Tower’ with green leaved reversion irregularly along…