26th December

…normal for this rare species which is evergreen but seems not to like the cold winds. Leaf blotching but nothing serious. Berberidopsis beckleri Berberidopsis beckleri Camellia x williamsii ‘Hiraethlyn’ which…

2nd May

…well. This is however its first decent flowering since the cutback. Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’ Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’ The stock plant of Berberidopsis beckleri is now in a shady corner on…

1st June

…on the top wall in the sun. Schizophragma hydrangeoides Schizophragma hydrangeoides A single flower on Berberidopsis beckleri now planted out on the top wall. Last year it had a few…

24th November

…came from but Asia has a fine set of young plants from cuttings now (Camellia reticulata ‘Damonao’ x Camellia sasanqua ‘Narumigata’). Camellia reticulata x sasanqua ‘Show Girl’ The Berberidopsis beckleri

9th January

…small plants at Hampton Court. Podocarpus species A nice batch of Lithocarpus pachyphyllus seedlings. Lithocarpus pachyphyllus An even better batch of Berberidopsis beckleri cuttings. Berberidopsis beckleri An already saleable batch…

15th September

…seen by us on Berberidopsis beckleri. Asia has propagated enough of these now to put it into the 2020 Burncoose catalogue. It may be another month or so before these…

26th April

…or so Acer palmatum varieties Merrilliopanax alpinus has been dormant over winter. Look at its extraordinary new leaves with dark brown upsides initially. Merrilliopanax alpinus Berberidopsis beckleri is the second…