8th April

…‘Katherine’ Then some exhibits from 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…

1st December

…laden with red fruits. 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…

9th May

…Fox’ are stunning now. Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Cercidiphyllum japonica ‘Red Fox’ Caragana arborescens ‘Walker’ with few flowers this year and its umbrella growth shape. Burncoose…

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

…The foliage has a slightly silvery hue on the underside of the leaves Eurya japonica ‘Moutiers’ Eurya japonica ‘Moutiers’ Sorbus hedlundii still has three huge yellow berries on it. A…

16th March

…I had not seen before. Carpinus japonica Carpinus japonica Three new camellias to admire (and then propagate):-Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia “Fire ‘n’ Ice” Camellia ‘Free…

26th August

…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 the right. On…

1st January

…garlic 2018 – CHW Sorbus japonica (10 years from planting) still has plenty of orange to orange-red fruits in evidence. Worth collecting too. Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Carpinus…

20th April

…dead as you can see. The second species of bamboo in flower this week! Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica Pseudosasa japonica 2019 – CHW More cold east wind and…

23rd February

…opening flat. You do not of course want the flowers for foliage sales. Camellia japonica seedlings Camellia japonica seedlings Camellia japonica seedlings Camellia japonica seedlings This Magnolia ‘Lanarth’ seedling just…