6th August

…Clerodendron bungei Fruit on Cornus mas. Looks edible but not sure? Cornus mas Cornus mas Pyrus x michauxii with small pears. A record tree here. Pyrus x michauxii Pyrus x…

9th July

…self-crossed Puya chilensis and Puya berteronica self-crossed Pyrus x michauxii, a hybrid between two pear species, has small pears appearing on a tree which hardly looks like a pear! Pyrus

22nd October

…may well be Pyrus pashia. pyrus pyrus 2015 – CHW Symphoricarpos albus (Snowberry) on the lawn still has some leaves but the large white marble like berries are already forming….

2nd July

…tree originating in the Levant as I have seen before with flower and fruit. Pyrus x michauxii Pyrus x michauxii Pyrus x michauxii Brahea armata – Mexican blue palm –…

12th March

…in full flower. Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticlear’ Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticlear’ Osmanthus burkwoodii – excellent in flower as a low clipped hedge. Osmanthus burkwoodii Osmanthus burkwoodii Osmanthus burkwoodii Osmanthus burkwoodii 2016 –…

30th April

…‘Avondale’ Pyrus ‘Pashia’ with attractive new growth which I had not seen before. Pyrus ‘Pashia’ Pyrus ‘Pashia’ Pterocarya tonkinensis just coming into leaf but already with attractive bark. Pterocarya tonkinensis…

20th November

…today. Pyrus colleryana ‘Chanticleer’ Pyrus colleryana ‘Chanticleer’ Cotinus ‘Grace’ is equally good alongside it. Cotinus ‘Grace’ Deutzia crenata ‘Nikko’ with a lovely reddish-purple hue as well. One does not normally…

26th April

…Surrey and all are grown in pots in his garden. Japanese quinces may be Pyrus, or they may be Cydonia. No one is really sure of their origins. Chaenomeles are…

14th May

…Sorbus japonica just coming out. A real show to come. Sorbus japonica x Sorbopyrus auricularis (Pyrus communis x Sorbus aria) flowering here for the first time. A peculiar mix but…

26th March

…Daffs have been much knocked about, show is in four days time. Many Reticulatas open, Lady Clare is going over. R calophytum from Coombe Wood opens. Pyrus caloneura open. 1902…