25th June

…so am I!] Magnolia crassifolia Magnolia crassifolia Magnolia crassifolia Magnolia ‘Summer Solstice’ was clearly out for this big event although I am a day or two late myself (M. globosa…

2nd June

…growing. Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Pterostyrax psilophyllus in flower. Its leaves have three lobes and this used to be called Pterostyrax leveillei. Some plants of P….

20th June

…flowers which go yellowish with age. Delicate and attractive in full sun. A rarity but a perfect rockery plant to grow perhaps with Fuchsia procumbens? Lonicera crassifolia Lonicera crassifolia Lonicera…

14th April

…Flowers suddenly out on Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’. The ‘touch’ soon fades! Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Nice new growth on Magnolia crassifolia (FMWJ 13163). Magnolia crassifolia

21st June

…time in shade. We must try for this in our 2018 catalogue. Lonicera crassifolia Lonicera crassifolia Lonicera crassifolia The sycamores are setting a plentiful crop of seed very early in…

4th July

…nicely. Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia 2016 – CHW Hydrangea serrata ‘Shichidanka’ is full out well before the nearby lacecaps and mopheads. Dwarf growing but pretty with blue florets…

23rd April

…largest I have seen in full sun. Presumably close to its first flowering. Carrieria calycina Carrieria calycina Quercus crassifolia – not looking too evergreen. Nice bark. Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia

1st July

…at the Four in Hand. Lonicera crassifolia Lonicera crassifolia The conversion of the Hovel barns nears completion but now Western Power cannot connect both properties with electric on time! COVID…

20th November

…in November! Datura sanguinea Berries on a new species of lonicera to us – Lonicera crassifolia which is clearly evergreen. Lonicera crassifolia Lonicera crassifolia Autumn tints on a young Meliosma…

29th July

…of the small, young tree. Quercus crassifolia Quercus crassifolia Seed clusters starting to form on Lithocarpus variolosus with plenty of male flowers all over the tree. In previous years they…