15th July

…this plant here last year but the slightly pinky white flowers are of course Ugni molinae (formerly Myrtus ugni). Nearby a clethra and a callicarpa were dying of drought. Ugni

5th August

…Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ 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…

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

…from this foul smelling fruit. They want to grow Ugni molinae for its red fruits which taste like strawberries. Perhaps a sale for Burncoose here but they will need a…

2nd September

…amomyrtus, myrtus and ugni. So the common Myrtus luma in full flower today in many places is now properly Luma apiculata. It self seeds in profusion, has lovely peeling bark…