23rd March

…trained up Quercus alnifolia with some leaves intact. Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Pieris very fine. Pieris Betula albo sinensis with catkins. Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Betula…

1st December

…holding its berries long after the leaves have fallen. They start orange and then turn red. Asia should collect some before the birds get there. Sorbus alnifolia Sorbus alnifolia Next…

4th May

…first berries last autumn. Sorbus alnifolia Sorbus alnifolia The best find of the day was Quercus bushii ‘Seattle Trident’ with its pink and red new leaf edging. I wonder how…

10th August

…speckled fruits which will shortly turn red. Planted in 2010. Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus alnifolia with fruit clusters that are still very green. Sorbus alnifolia Sorbus alnifolia Tilia maximowicziana…

2nd September

…No colouring yet on the nearby Tetracentron sinense or Cercidiphyllum japonicum. Sorbus sargentiana 2018 – CHW Last few flowers on Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’. Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’ Clethra alnifolia

8th August

…‘Cottondale’ Clethra tomentosa ‘Cottondale’ Clethra alnifolia ‘Pink Spires’ is single stemmed here with a rather floppy habit. Looks good beside C. tomentosa and is a good border shrub. Clethra alnifolia

23rd August

…Wars’ Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Fruits forming and already ripening on Cornus alternifolia. Cornus alternifolia Clethra alnifolia ‘Pink Spires’ full out. Clethra alnifolia ‘Pink Spires’ Clethra tomentosa ‘Cottondale’ not quite full…

9th May

…leaved form grown by Roundabarrow nurseries) with its first flowers. Sorbus hedlundii Pterocarya rhoifolia nicely into leaf. Pterocarya rhoifolia Carpinus japonicus leaves are easily identifiable. Carpinus japonicus Sorbus alnifolia in…

28th April

…on Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’. Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’ Weigelia ‘Black and White’ nicely out. Weigelia ‘Black and White’ Attractive new growth on Tristianopsis laurina. Tristianopsis laurina I attach email correspondence with…

6th April

…pink in bud Amelanchier laevis ‘R. J. Hilton’ Amelanchier laevis ‘R. J. Hilton’ Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Pumila’ Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Pumila’ Frosted Magnolia ‘Golden Cup’. Magnolia ‘Golden Cup’ Dogshit on sticks! Dogshit…