23rd March

…trained up a metal Harrod Horticultural support. Roses trained up Quercus alnifolia with some leaves intact. Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Pieris very fine. Pieris Betula albo sinensis with…

1st December

alnifolia Sorbus alnifolia Next door Sorbus japonica (BSWJ 11048) has much larger fruits which are also orange then red when fully ripe. Plenty to collect here too although some are…

4th May

…leaves emerging on Juglans ailanthifolia. Attractive. They will become huge (one meter long). Juglans ailanthifolia Sorbus alnifolia in flower. We saw the first berries last autumn. Sorbus alnifolia Sorbus alnifolia

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

…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 flower – alder…

28th April

…Our first plants in stock of Pseudotaxus chienii. Pseudotaxus chienii First flowers here on Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’. Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’ Weigelia ‘Black and White’ nicely out. Weigelia ‘Black and White’…

11th April

…laundry Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’ coming into flower at the sales point. I am thinking of starting an Amelanchier collection next winter in Old Park. Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’ Azalea ‘Blushing Bride’…