7th January

…then peeling at the base. Now splitting and fissuring to reveal different colours beneath. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Huge numbers of old seed pods…

23rd February

…the tea camellias at Tregothnan or what the nursery sells as C. sinensis. We take some cuttings for Asia. Camellia sinensis var sinensis Camellia sinensis var sinensis Camellia sinensis var…

Email from Maurice 1/6/2016

Subject: M sinensis Dear Charles, Thanks for the very interesting pics of your sinensis. Attached two images showing the Windsor plant plus one of the Wilson herbarium specimens from Boston…

23rd March

…alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Quercus alnifolia Pieris very fine. Pieris Betula albo sinensis with catkins. Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Betula albo sinensis Quercus nigra ‘Beethoven’ – a record tree….

8th July

…is leaning at such an angle that it must soon fall over. Last year the seeds were sterile but Asia needs to try again later. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia…

14th May

…old plant still seeds prolifically. Magnolia sieboldii subsp sinensis Magnolia sieboldii subsp sinensis Magnolia sieboldii subsp sinensis The newly planted Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Ruby Glow’ are flowering away nicely. Magnolia ‘Sunburst’…

2nd July

…but you need to look up from underneath it to see the best of the flowering effect. Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis The old leaves on the…

12th June

sinensis Stewartia sinensis Stewartia sinensis No flowers yet on the nearby young Stewartia malacodendron which has very different leaves. We do have a mature plant of this one. Stewartia malacodendron…

5th June

…as well. There is another old clump on the drive and at least one at Burncoose by the Tennis Court. Magnolia sieboldii sinensis Magnolia sieboldii sinensis There used to be…

17th June

sinensis x virginiana now full out after its wind battering last week. Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x virginiana Magnolia sieboldii sinensis x virginiana Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ is still full out –…