A trip to Tregrehan to study Fagacaea

Quercus lineata Quercus utilis from Vietnam. A really good tree. Quercus utilis Quercus utilis Quercus utilis Quercus utilis Quercus semiserrata. Quercus semiserrata Quercus semiserrata Lithocarpus henryi – Tom’s own collection…

4th May

…only mature plant in the country of this evergreen oak. Quercus floribunda Quercus floribunda Quercus floribunda Quercus libanerris – interesting bark. Quercus libanerris Quercus libanerris A mature Quercus trojana. The…

3rd May

Quercus lamellosa Quercus lamellosa Quercus lamellosa Quercus lamellosa Quercus oxyodon – a Nigel Holman collection. Quercus oxyodon Quercus oxyodon Quercus oxyodon I do not think I have ever properly photographed…

30th July

…good 20 feet today. Quercus castaneifolia Quercus castaneifolia Quercus castaneifolia Quercus coccifera, the Kermes Oak, is really a bushy shrub and has done very well in Penvergate just below the…

26th July

Quercus GLAUCA (glaucous = covered with a bloom; blueish white or grey) grows nearby.) Quercus GLABRA Quercus GLABRA Quercus GLAUCA Quercus GLAUCA Quercus GLAUCA The originas of Quercus acuta are…

23rd April

…largest I have seen in full sun. Presumably close to its first flowering. Carrieria calycina Carrieria calycina Quercus crassifolia – not looking too evergreen. Nice bark. Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia…

5th June

…Sue and Bleddyn from Crûg on Monday. not be Quercus acuta not be Quercus acuta Thomas identifies this unnamed oak above Crinodendron Hedge as Quercus sessilifolia. Quercus sessilifolia Quercus sessilifolia…

6th May

…thought it was very close to Nigel Holman’s collection of Quercus oxyodon (see earlier this week). Quercus kiukiangensis Quercus kiukiangensis Quercus kiukiangensis Quercus kiukiangensis This is the ancient Quercus glauca…

23rd May

…the spiny acorns cups last autumn. Quercus affinis This is labelled Quercus monimotricha (90-0250) but Tom believed it was not. Quercus monimotricha Quercus monimotricha Quercus monimotricha Quercus monimotricha Azalea ‘Elsie…

23rd March

Quercus dentata Quercus dentata Nyssa sinensis – another record tree. Nyssa sinensis Nyssa sinensis Amazingly Quercus insignis was virtually untouched by the cold – unlike ours. Quercus insignis Quercus insignis…