28th September

…Cornus ‘Gloria Birkett’ Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ is plastered in fruit just changing colour from green to orange. Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ Sorbus reducta (top grafted) has a paltry…

13th October

…must get Tom involved in this quiz or debate. Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana Sorbus wilsoniana To try to explain – these 3 Sorbus species have been muddled for years but,…

4th September

…may have seen the first seeds last year? What a name! Sorbus gonggashonica Sorbus gonggashonica Sorbus commixta aff. var. sachalinensis with bright red-orange berries hidden within the tree. Only 10…

15th September

sorbus has no label on the plan this sorbus has no label on the plan this sorbus has no label on the plan Sorbus gonggashanica was introduced in 1981 by…

9th October

…berries and no leaves. Quite a sight. Sorbus Sorbus Sorbus Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ covered in secondary flowers – STILL! Magnolia ‘Yakeo’ Tom thought this was Malus x rockii but, in ‘New…

23rd September

…Acanthopanax aff. sessiliflorus Sorbus prattii has now been renamed in Hillier’s as Sorbus munda. Yet another change! White berries all along the stem. Not a vigorous plant with us. Sorbus

1st December

…I assume we have collected some? Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica A self-sown seedling of Camellia saluenensis above the greenhouse is just out. Camellia saluenensis 2019 – CHW A…

26th May

…kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Paulownia kawakamii Sorbus gongashanica in flower. Sorbus gongashanica Sorbus gongashanica Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’ with better flowers than a week or so ago. Magnolia acuminata ‘Seiju’…

25th July

Sorbus cyclophylla Sorbus cyclophylla Sorbus tianschanica. Hillier’s says flowers and fruits are rare in the UK and I have never seen any on this tree. Sorbus tianschanica Sorbus tianschanica In…

9th May

…fact on closer inspection. Sassafras albidum Sorbus caloneura in flower. Sorbus caloneura Sorbus hedlundii (the best large leaved form grown by Roundabarrow nurseries) with its first flowers. Sorbus hedlundii Pterocarya…