22nd June

…as pictured on the IDS website as Q. myrsinifolia and not at all like Q. glabra). Quercus myrsinifolia Quercus myrsinifolia Quercus myrsinifolia These 2 plants have always been labelled as…

13th May

…Q. myrsinifolia? It looks a little like Q. glauca as myrsinifolia normally has narrower leaves. If you look closely at the underside of the leaf Q. glauca has hairs pressed…

4th May

…in the Auklandii Garden. One or two have died and one is reshooting well after tree damage. The rest are in good health. Quercus myrsinifolia Quercus myrsinifolia Quercus myrsinifolia Quercus…

10th October

…with a cluster of small and totally unviable and useless acorns even though they are ripe. Lithocarpus pachyphyllus Quercus myrsinifolia has very tiny acorn clusters. They certainly are not ripe…

19th March

myrsinifolia? (This is the oak just by the lower gate post at the entrance to White Styles). Quercus phellos Prunus ‘Snow Showers’ has a wonderful weeping habit and is just…

3rd May

…1924)Quercus oxyodon (original introduction Wilson 1900)Quercus glauca (original introduction)Quercus gilva (young plant)Quercus myrsinifolia (original introductions)Quercus stenophylloides (small tree from an Allen Coombes collection)Quercus stenophylloides is more or less evergreen but…

29th March

…out 15 magnolias and a few rare oaks (including Quercus uvarifolius and Quercus myrsinifolia) and some scented rhodos on the drive. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’, a new red flowered hybrid from…