19th June

…not sucker unlike the others (see Maurice Foster’s article in The Plantsman June 2019). Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis Pterocarya x rhederiana ‘Fern…

2nd June

…years ago. Pterocarya macroptera var insignis Pterocarya macroptera var insignis Pterocarya tonkinensis does however look very different in leaf. If these two survive here in the Isla Rose Plantation they…

8th June

…one in the Rookery. Note the Pterocarya graft shooting at ground level which needs cutting out. Pterocarya rhederiana ‘Fern Leaf’ Pterocarya rhederiana ‘Fern Leaf’ Pterocarya rhederiana ‘Fern Leaf’ Pterocarya rhederiana…

8th November

…fraxinifolia Pterocarya fraxinifolia Pterocarya fraxinifolia Pterocarya fraxinifolia The magnolias outside the back yard are turning fast from green to yellowish to brown. Quite nice but, if you blink, you will…

30th April

…not seen before. Pyrus ‘Pashia’ Pyrus ‘Pashia’ Pterocarya tonkinensis just coming into leaf but already with attractive bark. Pterocarya tonkinensis Pterocarya tonkinensis Pterocarya tonkinensis The Taiwanese form of Trochodendron aralioides…

26th August

…can see. Planted 2010. Quercus suber Quercus suber Pterocarya x rehderiana ‘Fern Leaf’ (now Pterocarya stenoptera ‘Fern Leaf’ according to the latest Hillier’s) is now 20ft tall and making good…

18th November

…with brilliant yellow colours above Laundry Hill. Pterocarya fraxinifolia You need a huge area to grow Pterocarya fraxinifolia well. Just look at the suckering from the base of this multiple…

19th July

…a solution which will not cost nearly as much as the alternatives if BT play ball.Pterocarya fraxinifolia is developing seeds in what were long trailing catkin-like flowers. The trailing seed…

15th June

…in the wind and needs re-staking. Its bark is not that different (as a young tree) to the Phellodendron above. Pterocarya tonkinensis Pterocarya tonkinensis First flowers coming on Cornus drummondii…

26th April

…for the kitchen steps! Quercus cerris ‘Argenteovariegata’ Quercus cerris ‘Argenteovariegata’ Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis with its slightly coppery new growth. Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis Our young…