6th January

…clump of suckers. Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Rabbits have nibbled a couple of the small suckers. It is the…

5th September

…like them or it but never mind. Tetrapanax papifera Tetrapanax papifera Tetrapanax papifera Tetrapanax papifera 1996 – FJW Harvest finished – wheat good but late to ripen, Moors dry (and…

4th May

…by the wind in winter. SCHEFFLERA taiwaniana SCHEFFLERA macrophylla SCHEFFLERA macrophylla TETRAPANAX papyrifer TETRAPANAX papyrifer Tetrapanax papyrifer – more huge leaves and a similar problem. There are a few more…

2nd July

…seems to be dead but we have several suckers growing well away from the old stem and a cluster of new shoots near the base. Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyrifera…

8th July

…shelter. Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyifera ‘Rex’ Aristolochia californica (Californian Dutchman’s pipe) is shooting well from the base but most of it, growing through another plant, is well dead. We…

31st December

…Burncoose plant doing this two or so months ago. None are yet properly out. Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ The champion Cornish tree of Magnolia ‘Cecil Nice’, which toppled…

26th August

…different? Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanille Fraise’ The suckers on Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ have grown apace in the last two…

9th January

…between the two big michelias. Certainly an oddity which confirms my dislike of these plants from Taiwan. Tetrapanax papifera Tetrapanax papifera 1982 -FJW A very stormy and wet winter –…

23rd January

…never turns a hair and is flowering now as is a large one in a garden in Trevarrick. Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ Tetrapanax papyrifera ‘Rex’ Camellia ‘Cinnamon Sensation’ in shade. More…