18th June

…not sure without seeing the berries. The flowers are very high up but do not seem quite right for Cornus alternifolia. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Finally Magnolia globosa is coming…

31st October

…they have found a Cornus kousa with huge fruits on just one limb and a Magnolia ‘March till Frost’ with plenty of secondary flowers. Cornus kousa Cornus kousa Magnolia ‘March…

21st July

…and have latterly gone a pale pink. This is a very impressive cornus in a prime position. Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Also…

31st January

…particularly fine today. Wonderful colour combinations in the leaf. Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Cornus officinalis is full out and very attractive today. Rather similar to Cornus mas? Cornus

22nd September

…swelling but not turning red just yet. I wonder why this exceptional variety is not more widely available? Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’ Cornus kousa ‘Gloria Birkett’…

10th September

…sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ Cornus florida well on the way to autumn glory in early September and quite a sight today. Cornus florida Cornus kousa ‘Gold Star’…

9th September

…here in Cornus kousa but are still some way off. The squirrels adore Cornus kousa chinensis fruits most as they have the largest and presumably sweetest ‘strawberries’ of all. However…

27th October

…autumn colour. Acer takesimense Acer takesimense Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Chief’ with similarly good red and purple colouring. Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Chief’ Rhododendron keysii with a decent flower. There is nearly…

29th August

…growth in four years and is now producing white berries turning black in huge clusters. Cornus alternifolia Cornus alternifolia Aesculus glabra (2011) also has peculiar shaped conkers (four only) for…

5th January

…Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ The last fruits on Cornus capitata which remain more or less uneaten. I have never seen them last into the New…