5th April

…‘E G Waterhouse’ Camellia x williamsii ‘E G Waterhouse’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ is unbelievably good as usual. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Behind it an Amelanchier laevis is out just…

25th April

…‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Amelanchier is not a plant group which was represented much at Caerhays until 20 years ago. At Windsor Great Park they make much use of this in…

29th November

…late. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ 2018 – CHW The dead Lithocarpus henryi has now been felled and logged. The sad demise from old age of an original, rare…

17th April

…the same cross as explained earlier. A better plant than ’CS’ but not in bud and when it first comes out. [Karol pinch from website] PRUNUS shirotae PRUNUS shirotae And…

3rd April

…‘Elsie Jury’ is such a good late flowering camellia. Camellia x williamsii ‘Elsie Jury’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Elsie Jury’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ on the drive now full out. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus…

22nd November

…fruits amid the last remnants of autumn colour. Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ is as good a mix of colours as ever. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Cotinus coccygra ‘Rubnifolia’ was…

2nd December

…secondary flowering. Rhododendron moupinense Prunus Shirotae nearby has lost many of its leaves but what remain are a rather lovely yellow. So is the younger one at the cash point….

23rd March

…schlippenbachii Prunus ‘Shirotae’ holds sway over the drive. Just out and not quite full out. Prunus ‘Shirotae’ Magnolia ‘Serene’ is the last of the genuinely tree magnolias to come out….

6th April

…Anyway it is startlingly good here today well away from any other cherry to cross with. Prunus cerascifera Prunus cerascifera Prunus cerascifera Prunus cerascifera Another Prunus ‘Shirotae’ glows in Bond…

21st November

…overflow from the drive. These trees delight in growing in boggy waterlogged situations as here. Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Amber Glow’ Prunus ‘Shirotae’ is not nearly as good as it was last…