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…

30th July

…bit like Quercus x pseudoturneri. Planted in 1998 and a good 20 feet today. Quercus castaneifolia Quercus castaneifolia Quercus castaneifolia Quercus coccifera, the Kermes Oak, is really a bushy shrub…

26th July

…at next year’s new growth. (Amusingly Quercus GLAUCA (glaucous = covered with a bloom; blueish white or grey) grows nearby.) Quercus GLABRA Quercus GLABRA Quercus GLABRA Quercus GLAUCA Quercus GLAUCA…

4th May

…– perhaps the 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…

23rd April

…close to its first flowering. Carrieria calycina Carrieria calycina Quercus crassifolia – not looking too evergreen. Nice bark. Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Quercus flocculenta – hardly like an oak at…

23rd March

…some leaves intact. Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Pieris very fine. Pieris Betula albo sinensis with catkins. Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Quercus nigra ‘Beethoven’…

2nd June

…is good too. This is one of a few of the newer evergreen oaks which we all should be growing. Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Pterostyrax psilophyllus…

4th October

…This species is not listed in ‘New Trees’. Quercus greggii Quercus greggii Quercus greggii Yet another Disanthus cercidifolius dead two years on from planting. Why do we have such a…

15th October

the frames. Quercus x schuettii ‘Silver Shadow’ Quercus x schuettii ‘Silver Shadow’ Quercus x wavei ‘Chimney Fire’ has turned a lovely red too. Both are new oaks to go out…

29th July

…insignis Quercus insignis Nearby Quercus crassifolia is looking fine but here also is late secondary new growth just emerging from the top of the small, young tree. Quercus crassifolia Quercus