15th July

…(formerly Myrtus ugni). Nearby a clethra and a callicarpa were dying of drought. Ugni still fine. Ugni molinae Ugni molinae Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina pictures for the care article just…

8th October

…two flowers still. The fruits were first visible four to six weeks ago. Myrtus ugni Myrtus ugni Ilex aquifolium ‘Bacciflava’ with its berries just turning yellow. A small tree of…

5th August

…Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ Ugni molinae with fruits nearly ripe. Ugni molinae Ugni molinae Buddleia stenostachya is now 10ft tall and looks as though it will be rather short…

Visit to Tregrehan – 3rd November 2018

…Cuttings taken! Fuchsia glazioviana Fuchsia glazioviana Fuchsia glazioviana Blepharocalyx cruckshankii from Chile was one of the remarkable new plants from today. Clearly closely related to Myrtus or Ugni with similar…

10th July

…problem. We sampled the quince and it tasted far nicer than I dared expect from this foul smelling fruit. They want to grow Ugni molinae for its red fruits which…

2nd September

…I curse the botanists and all the name changes – luma, amomyrtus, myrtus and ugni. So the common Myrtus luma in full flower today in many places is now properly…