Royal Cornwall Show – 2022

…before. Camellia reticulata ‘Ming Temple’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans Splendor’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans Splendor’ Camellia japonica ‘Aanafuki’ Camellia japonica ‘Aanafuki’ Camellia japonica ‘Okan Higo’ – another Higo Camellia japonica ‘Okan Higo’…

8th April

…the International Camellia Society. Camellia japonica ‘Aitonia’ Camellia japonica ‘Aitonia’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans’ Camellia japonica ‘Elegans’ Camellia japonica ‘Sacco Vera’ Camellia japonica ‘Sacco Vera’ Camellia japonica ‘Woodsii’ Camellia japonica ‘Woodsii’…

2nd April

…of Camellia japonica ‘Desire’ – absolutely perfect on the show bench. Camellia japonica ‘Desire’ Camellia japonica ‘Desire’ Equally good was a vase of Camellia japonica ‘Margaret Davies’. Camellia japonica ‘Margaret…

9th May

…as the tree matures. Quercus semecarpifolia The leaves of Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ are stunning now. Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Caragana arborescens…

1st December

…I assume we have collected some? Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica A self-sown seedling of Camellia saluenensis above the greenhouse is just out. Camellia saluenensis 2019 – CHW A…

Irish trip April 2018

…‘Spiralis’ – one of the finest record trees I have ever seen. Cryptomeria japonica Cryptomeria japonica Cryptomeria japonica Cryptomeria japonica Osmanthus serrulata in flower was a new one to me…

15th February

japonica ‘Moutiers’. Compact growing and almost a hedging plant for a flower border. Looks nothing at all like our old tree Eurya japonica in the Rookery. Tiny flowers in profusion….

16th March

…correctly named. Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ Carpinus japonica with a good show of catkins which I had not seen before. Carpinus japonica Carpinus japonica Three new camellias to admire (and…

26th August

…wallichii about where the plant is labelled P. japonica.On the left is a twig from the real and true Persea japonica and one from the schima (labelled P. japonica) on…

1st January

…evidence. Worth collecting too. Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Carpinus japonica still holds some leaves which have rolled up into spirals. From a distance they look like catkins. An…