11th January

…have just written a new article on stewartia species at Caerhays so these pictures will be helpful. Stewartia pteropetiolata Stewartia pteropetiolata Stewartia pteropetiolata Stewartia pteropetiolata A good young Magnolia nitida

19th July

…too but not much foliage. Schefflera pauciflora At last a young Magnolia nitida tucked away in shelter which looks as though it will grow on into a decent tree. After…

27th August

…pauciflora Schefflera pauciflora Magnolia nitida has well formed seed heads this year although they are nearly all high up the tree. Nothing last year so Asia needs to collect what…

9th January

…won the propagation battle here? Michelia maccleurei A batch of Magnolia nitida. Magnolia nitida Our stock plant of Camellia transnokoensis. We have lost plants outside in cold spots here before…

29th June

…to M. nitida?) in flower. This has died on us. ‘Magnolias of China’ lists both M. nitida and M. lotungensis as species of Parakmeria which only adds to the confusion!…

11th October

nitida which struggled in the drought has put out side shoots from its main trunk. I have not seen this before as this magnolia is not one for pruning to…

17th March

…a serious plantsman even though we have included a few magnolias for long term effect. On the way I discover Magnolia nitida covered in flower above the Auklandii Garden. This…

27th April

…nursery. Not much different from ‘Eva Maria’? MAGNOLIA nitida Magnolia nitida – this old and record tree which is clearly nearing the end of its life has just two flowers…

14th October

…have yet to see any flowers on this plant. Parrotia subaequalis Parrotia subaequalis Gathering seeds from Magnolia Nitida which is seeding excessively. It only does this about 1 year in…

12th July

…big one, and 2000 off the others – about 1200 of the big Sinensis and 1000 of var Wilsoni. The top of Mag nitida has just died. Good rains lately…