3rd June

…replacement. Meliosma pungens Meliosma pungens Lithocarpus kawakamii with new seed just forming. Lithocarpus kawakamii Lithocarpus kawakamii A huge Buddleia colvillei planted in 1992 with paler flowers than ours and one…

10th January

…in New Trees. Not listed as evergreen but Tom Hudson has had it in full leaf at Tregrehan in December. Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’…

26th May

…Paulownia kawakamii is now full out and flowering properly for the first time. Just the odd flower in previous years. Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Sorbus gongashanica…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Fagacaea

…lost this. Quercus candicans Quercus candicans Quercus tatakaensis from Taiwan. Quercus tatakaensis Quercus tatakaensis Lithocarpus kawakamii which may be the species with the largest leaves. Lithocarpus kawakamii Lithocarpus kawakamii Lithocarpus…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…a trio. Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group…

4th May

…Magnolia ‘Banana Split’ Paulownia kawakamii is still sparse flowering but what interesting flower colours in the trumpet. Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Sorbaronia ‘Likjornaja’ is an interesting hybrid between…

28th May

…over. Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii 2022 – CHW Beatrice’s christening today. She and Isla descend the stairs in their finery. She and Isla Neil and a rather grumpy…

24th September

…few flowers previously on this huge tree in the last couple of years. Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Berries on Cornus iberica. Deer nibbling here too. Cornus iberica Cornus iberica One…

3rd March

…very happy either. Major frosting of its leaves and early new growth. Will it recover? Carpus Kawakamii Carpus Kawakamii Magnolia ‘Copeland Court’ was a little frosted last year which caused…

27th January

…x williamsii ‘Rosemary Williams’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Rosemary Williams’ 2020 – CHW Plenty of new growth on the evergreen Carpinus kawakamii. Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii The buds on Michelia doltsopa…