28th September

Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ is plastered in fruit just changing colour from green to orange. Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ Sorbus reducta (top grafted) has a paltry four fruits. Sorbus

13th October

…must get Tom involved in this quiz or debate. Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana To try to explain – these 3 Sorbus species have been muddled for years but,…

4th September

…may have seen the first seeds last year? What a name! Sorbus gonggashonica Sorbus gonggashonica Sorbus commixta aff. var. sachalinensis with bright red-orange berries hidden within the tree. Only 10…

15th September

sorbus has no label on the plan this sorbus has no label on the plan this sorbus has no label on the plan Sorbus gonggashanica was introduced in 1981 by…

9th October

…berries and no leaves. Quite a sight. Sorbus Sorbus Sorbus Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ covered in secondary flowers – STILL! Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ Tom thought this was Malus x rockii but, in ‘New…

23rd September

…Acanthopanax aff. sessiliflorus Sorbus prattii has now been renamed in Hillier’s as Sorbus munda. Yet another change! White berries all along the stem. Not a vigorous plant with us. Sorbus

1st December

…I assume we have collected some? Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica A self-sown seedling of Camellia saluenensis above the greenhouse is just out. Camellia saluenensis 2019 – CHW A…

26th May

…flower tassels. Acer campbellii var. frangipanense Acer campbellii var. frangipanense Sorbus wilsoniana with new growth and two flower heads. Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana More deer nibbling on a young Sorbus….

25th July

Sorbus cyclophylla Sorbus cyclophylla Sorbus tianschanica. Hillier’s says flowers and fruits are rare in the UK and I have never seen any on this tree. Sorbus tianschanica Sorbus tianschanica In…

9th May

…like leaves indeed. Sorbus alnifolia Sorbus japonica just out also. White undersides to its leaves. Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Baumannii’ with its double flowers – three weeks earlier…