3rd September

…shot up tall. A new species of lindera to us. Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Neolitsea polycarpa is making good growth. The leaf form resembles the lindera below Donkey…

15th March

…from the frames ready to go out Lindera sericea just coming out. Not seen properly before. Multi-stemmed and vigorous. Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Lindera sericea Rhododendron barbatum was just showing…

3rd October

…October flowerer. No scent here today. Neolitsea sericea Neolitsea sericea Lespedeza thunbergii flowering away just as the rather similar Indigofera species are finishing. Quite a show today as it would…

13th November

…10-12ft. The flowers are just coming out. Neolitsea sericea Neolitsea sericea This small leaved Acer palmatum variety is just turning colour nicely but sadly not on the planting plan. Acer…

21st November

…the Main Ride. unnamed Camellia x williamsii unnamed Camellia x williamsii I have missed the gorgeous yellow of Lindera sericea this year. Lindera sericea Lindera sericea 2018 – CHW Metasequoia…

11th June

…‘Popcorn’ Neolitsea sericea with its drooping bronze-brown velvety new growth. Stunning today. Neolitsea sericea Neolitsea sericea A more conventionally sized Rhododendron maddenii in flower below Donkey Shoe. Less scent. The…

2nd May

…Strangely the new growth on some of the suckers is bronze and, on others, light green as you can see. It is different from Neolitsea sericea (formerly Litsea glauca) although…

2nd December

…Euonymus porphyreus BSWJ9377 Lindera neesiana BSWJ13984 Merrilliopanax alpinus BSWJ13939 Tetracentron sinense v. himalense WJC13818 Neolitsia sericea Yellow Fruit CWJ12830 Schefflera macrophylla Schefflera rhododendifolia Schefflera aff. chapana The three sorts of…

25th March

…var elongata Lindera umbellate membranacae (BSWJ10837) planted in 2011 is doing well and now flowering. New Trees says it is a form of Lindera sericea. Lindera umbellate membranacae Lindera umbellate…

27th June

…– JCW Have been in Scotland a month, Henonis passing, Escallonia langleyense nice, Sericea pteracantha very good. Most of Wilson’s late Fortunei are open, also R rugosum. The odd form…