1st November

…Camellia sasanquas 2018 – CHW The sunlight through the autumn leaves of the champion Acer palmatum ‘Sango-Kaku’ (‘Senkaki’). Quite a spectacle. Acer palmatum ‘Sango-Kaku Acer palmatum ‘Sango-Kaku Acer palmatum ‘Sango-Kaku

4th November

…are more than impressive but may well soon be blown away. Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ (now ‘Sango kaku’) Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ (now ‘Sango kaku’) Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ (now ‘Sango kaku’) Rhododendron…

8th April

…Zin’ Magnolia denudata ‘Dan Zin’ Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’ (‘Senkaki’) planted in 1913 and just now into leaf. A wonderful translucent light green through the sunrays. Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’…

21st September

kaku’ (‘Senkaki’) which are already a beautiful autumnal yellow. Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’ Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ already plastered with ripe ‘strawberry’ fruits. We…

2nd July

…hoped for the best. After the rains came we finally have some reshooting. Neolitsea aff. polycarpa The elderly clump of Acer palmatum ‘Sango-kaku’ is already turning an autumnal orange after…

27th July

…colours. Acer henryi Rhododendron pachysanthum with its attractive new growth. Rhododendron pachysanthum Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’ has turned a deeper orange colour in only 10 days. Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’…

26th November

…dust. Quite when it fell over, unnoticed, is not clear but it had obviously rotted at the base. Another historic plant has bitten the dust Acer palmatum ‘Senkaki’ (‘Sango-kaku’) has…

3rd September

…One branch is rotting on the inside and woodpeckers have been busy. Another week on and more orange now on Acer palmatum ‘Sango kaku’. The south facing Podocarpus salignus is…