29th May

…dimorphophylla Ilex dimorphophylla A young Ilex latifolia or at least that is what it was sold to us as. Here with berries and flowers. Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia

21st April

…is now a large deciduous shrub with yellow flowers offsetting nicely its light green new leaves. Plenty of prickles though! Berberis amurensis var. latifolia Berberis amurensis var. latifolia Everything is…

6th May

…I have said before. Berberis latifolia Berberis latifolia 2016 – CHW A trip to compare the bark on some betulas planted in only 2008.Azalea ‘Fedora’ is just full out on…

23rd February

…it. Magnolia campbellii ‘Sidbury’ A young Ilex latifolia about to come into flower in Penvergate. This one is not Ilex kingiana although the two are easily confused. Ilex latifolia Ilex…

17th April

…frames. Clusters of maroon coloured flowers and very pretty indeed. Sausage shaped seed pods last autumn. Holboellia latifolia subsp. chartacea Holboellia latifolia subsp. chartacea Eucommia ulmoides with elm-like leaves is…

12th October

…the pheasants or birds for some weeks. A very unripe holly! Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Vitex agnus-castus is just producing its pale blue flowers on a young plant, however the…

21st October

…Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Camelliifolia’ in a similar condition not far away. Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Camelliifolia’ Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Camelliifolia’ The Cornwall champion Acer caesium subsp. giraldii…

16th June

…1991 and now a 30-40ft upright tree. Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia The wonderful red new growth on Reevsia sinica which is now growing well after a dodgy start. Reevsia sinica…

13th June

…a pair of female plants with peculiar flower clusters. The Paper Mulberry. Ilex latifolia Ilex latifolia – who would have expected a holly to be producing an abundance of red…

15th September

…seeds and cuttings now at record levels. Holboellia latifolia var. chartacea has three huge pinkish purple seed pods each of which is nearly half the size of a banana. Two…