20th October

…ginko. You can see the Pinus insignis stump in the background. A rare plant which has tough pink seed pods in maturity but not here. Rehderodendron macrocarpum Rehderodendron macrocarpum Rehderodendron…

15th July

…the recent heat. A hell of a crop to collect in a month or so from such a young tree. Rehderodendron macrocarpum Rehderodendron macrocarpum Rehderodendron macrocarpum 2016 – CHW Nick…

29th June

…in the year than you would expect ‘tree rat’ attacks like this. Rehderodendron macrocarpum Rehderodendron macrocarpum Manglietia yuyuanensis at about 30ft with flowers at the top. Manglietia yuyuanensis Manglietia yuyuanensis…

7th July

…cucumbers! Magnolia rostrata Magnolia rostrata Attractive new growth on a young Rhederodendron macrocarpum. Rhederodendron macrocarpum Rhederodendron macrocarpum Schefflera alpina has extraordinary brown or nearly black new growth. I have never…

6th May

…people grow this? Better than the halesias I think? Rehderodendron macrocarpum Rehderodendron macrocarpum Berberis latifolia is now full out and the shape of its bluish-green new leaves is rather dramatic….

12th May

…The first suddenly died by the cash point a few years ago. The seeds are rock hard. HALESIA carolina HALESIA carolina HALESIA carolina REHDERODENDRON macrocarpum REHDERODENDRON macrocarpum Rehderodendron macrocarpum –…

6th August

…Four in Hand is the exception. Eucryphia nymansensis ‘Nymansay’ Eucryphia nymansensis ‘Nymansay’ Last year this young Rehderodendron macrocarpum was covered in pinkish hanging seed pods. Nothing in this year’s drought….

12th September

…the drive and seem to have been showing colour for weeks. Probably at their best today. Buddleia lindleyana Buddleia lindleyana 2017 – CHW A good crop of Rehderodendron macrocarpum seedlings…

23rd June

…better. Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ Seed pods starting to form on a youngish Rehderodendron macrocarpum. Now that we are closed the Kania 2000 squirrel traps can go out…

21st October

…two seed pods from the first ever flowering of Rehderodendron indochinense. These remain a pale green but fell off into my hand when touched so are clearly ripe. Rehderodendron macrocarpum