30th December

decidua (Magnolia decidua) was wrongly named as, even a month ago, it certainly did not look deciduous. I need not have worried! The plant has yet to flower as has…

16th March

…the white on other forms. Betula utilis Betula utilis Mangliatia decidua with no sign of flower buds. Mangliatia decidua Mangliatia decidua Lonicera setifera was nearly over. A 10 foot tall…

10th December

…look evergreen until now despite its name. Magnolia decidua Magnolia decidua 2019 – CHW Work has started cutting back the ‘Cornish Red’ rhododendron on Donkey Shoe Corner where it had…

19th November

…Magnolia (Manglietia) decidua Magnolia (Manglietia) decidua Tilia kiusiana had a better show of yellow colouring last year. Blown away already at the top of the tree and mainly on the…

13th November

…Malus rockii Malus rockii Magnolia x weisneri still in full leaf. Magnolia x weisneri As is Magnolia decidua. Magnolia decidua Ripe fruits on Cotoneaster ‘Inchmery’ which we forgot to gather…

10th August

…Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ but only where the new growth has been most vigorous. Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ Wonderful bark on Magnolia decidua. Magnolia decidua First flowers out on the late flowering…