28th September

…just changing colour from green to orange. Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ Sorbus reducta (top grafted) has a paltry four fruits. Sorbus reducta Sorbus ‘Pearly King’ has sparse fruiting…

15th September

…is its first and only cluster of fruits this year. Probably the first it has had time to bother with after growing so fast. Sorbus scalaris Sorbus scalaris Sorbus scalaris…

4th September

Sorbus japonica Sorbus unknown on planting plan. Seems familiar in leaf form? Sorbus unknown Sorbus unknown Sorbus unknown Aesculus woerlitzensis with conkers nearly all in pairs only at the top…

1st September

Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus thompsonii (also Crug and a 2010 planting) is very erect in habit with enormous leaves. Sadly again no fruits as yet. Both these newly introduced…

23rd September

…‘Elenarae’ Sorbus ‘Elenarae’ Sorbus ‘Elenarae’ 2015 – CHW A few seeds and berries today. Stachyurus praecox, although nibbled by deer, is displaying large green seedpods on long tassels. Strangely next…

12th June

…to Sorbus sargentiana. Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana Crataegus schraderiana is just coming out too. Again pink anthers! This species is from Greece and the Ukraine with…

29th October

by Trevor Green in 2003. Sorbus forrestii Sorbus forrestii A Mahonia lomariifolia which I had forgotten about near the Top Lodge. Mahonia lomariifolia Another unidentified Sorbus near the Top Lodge….

1st December

fallen. They start orange and then turn red. Asia should collect some before the birds get there. Sorbus alnifolia Sorbus alnifolia Next door Sorbus japonica (BSWJ 11048) has much larger…

16th May

…top-grafted so it has remained the same size for 20 years. SORBUS ‘Hilling Spire’ SORBUS ‘Hilling Spire’ Sorbus ‘Hilling Spire’ – this plant was a present from Trevor (Yorkshire) Green…

22nd November

…on the tree. A yellowish-white hue here outside and quite unlike the plant in the nursery photographed yesterday. Stachyurus praecox Stachyurus praecox Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ still has some fruits amid…