6th June

…exceptionally large creamy bracts this year. Cornus capitata Cornus capitata Cornus capitata Stewartia rostrata with pink buds just opening. Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Stewartia rostrata Dog fence now complete and…

23rd November

…bowed down with the weight of the fruits. Cornus capitata Cornus capitata Cornus capitata Malus x micromalus still covered in yellow fruits and standing out well with no leaves now…

15th November

…pith in the ‘strawberries’ surrounding the individual seeds. It all made a good little video in the sun today. Do not eat them! Cornus capitata Cornus capitata Cornus capitata 2018…

2nd January

…that Deutzia multiradiata is evergreen. Deutzia multiradiata These are the fallen fruits of Cornus capitata which the crows have been gorging on. Cornus capitata Cornus capitata First snowdrop nearly out….

13th March

…C. capitata (evergreen) and C Kousa (deciduous) so the answer is obvious. Cornus capitata Salix fargesii has very attractive twigs and new growth buds. Salix fargesii Salix fargesii Camellia ‘Pink…

10th October

…plenty here. Daphniphyllum macropodum Daphniphyllum macropodum Daphniphyllum macropodum Daphniphyllum macropodum Cornus capitata with much larger fruits than the kousa varieties yesterday. They are not yet quite ripe either. Cornus capitata

18th October

…on the main ride which was cut up as dead only a month ago. Cornus capitata Cornus capitata All leaf has now dropped on Staphylea colchica leaving only the rounded…

14th November

…with plentiful berries. Photinia niitakayamensis The fruits on Cornus capitata are nearly ripe. Cornus capitata They contrast well with the group of Picea glauca ‘Piccolo’ below. Picea glauca ‘Piccolo’ Brilliant…

13th June

…2020 – CHW Cornus ‘Norman Hadden’ (Cornus kousa x Cornus capitata) is making a decent tree in Kennel Close and flowering nicely this year. It is growing right beside the…

5th January

…on Cornus capitata which remain more or less uneaten. I have never seen them last into the New Year before. Cornus capitata The first bud is showing colour too on…