23rd May

…daniellii. Swarming with bees and wasps today on the flowers. Come to think of it I am not sure it has actually flowered here before? Tetradium daniellii Tetradium daniellii Tetradium

19th July

…Will not forget next year. Stewartia pseudocamellia A young plant of Tetradium fraxinifolium is doing well. Purplish-black hue to the leaf stalks. Tetradium fraxinifolium Tetradium fraxinifolium Schefflera myriocarpa has two…

6th August

…a species which we have ever grown here as far as I know. Tetradium ruticarpum Tetradium ruticarpum Burncoose conservatory decked out with 70 to 80 different hydrangea flowers for the…

2nd December

…on the young stem. Cupressus tortulosa Cupressus tortulosa Tetradium aff. fraxinifolium (KWJ 12091) seems evergreen. Tetradium aff. fraxinifolium The Cornus angustata (now elliptica) ‘Empress of China’ has picked up markedly…

7th December

…the first flowering ever here of Tristaniopsis laurina in September. The flowers were yellow and daisy like. Tristaniopsis laurina Tetradium fraxinifolium (KWJ 12091) remains firmly evergreen unlike other species. Tetradium

8th April

…covered in bud. Ilex ficiodea Tetradium fraxinifolium (KWJ 12091) appears to be evergreen although its old leaves now seem to be turning colour prior to dropping. Tetradium fraxinifolium 2021 –…

15th July

…Carpinus orientalis Tetradium aff. fraxinifolia had looked dead but now huge bronze new leaves. Tetradium aff. fraxinifolia Tristanopsis laurina making excellent growth as well. The nursery plants were frosted over…

12th September

…bella in flower. Hoya lanceolata subsp. bella Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Charles Lemont’ out already. Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Charles Lemont’ Tetradium daniellii showing autumn colours. Tetradium daniellii Quercus imbricata with nice…

15th September

…latifolia var. chartacea The seed heads on Tetradium ruticarpum are still not ripe but they have now turned red. Tetradium ruticarpum Flowers again on Salvia dombeyi. Extraordinarily pretty and huge…

26th April

…record Rowallane trees this time around – Podocarpus spinulosus, Tetradium glabrifolium and Malus trilobata. Labelling at Rowallane very much better than at most NT gardens but still plenty to do…