6th August

…michauxii Pyrus x michauxii Pyrus x michauxii Pyrus x michauxii Hoheria angustifolia in full flower. Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Hoheria angustifolia Correa bachhousiana with its first two flowers out very…

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

…plant list. It 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…

12th March

…‘Myretoun Ruby’ – easily the best thing today in the heather beds. Erica carnea ‘Myretoun Ruby’ Erica carnea ‘Myretoun Ruby’ Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticlear’ in full flower. Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticlear’ Pyrus

30th April

…Cercis chinensis ‘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….

20th November

…point 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…

26th March

…Lady Clare is going over. R calophytum from Coombe Wood opens. Pyrus caloneura open. 1902 – JCW Jacko open and all the above without forcing but it is cold and…

16th October

…tree. Could it be a pyrus rather than a malus? reddish fruits Taxodium distichum var imbricatum’Nutans’ is new in the Burncoose catalogue for 2017. Here is a more mature plant…

9th April

…a few cherries. 1914 – JCW The Auklandii x white Arboreum are now opening, Pyrus caloneura has been good for a fortnight. 1906 – JCW Daffs on the wane, we…

9th February

…?? marked The Pyrus flaggiana C. H. C’s Syringa The big Glauca Oak near Melinanthus The Ribes longisternosum 1902 – JCW Minimus going back, minor shows colour. Snowdrops just at…