26th January

…is finally showing colour. I have checked this once a week since Christmas. Magnolia ‘Todd’s Forty Niner’ Magnolia ‘Todd’s Forty Niner’ Magnolia ‘Todd’s Forty Niner’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ now full…

23rd December

…grow in the UK. Well worth Asia propagating as it must be very rare. There is a row of three trees and two are of record UK size. A Christmas

27th January

…‘Lanarth’ Camellia ‘California Sunset’ just coming out. Camellia ‘California Sunset’ Camellia ‘California Sunset’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ half frosted. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ A carpet of frosted flowers below Camellia x williamsii…

27th February

…‘Holly Bright’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia ‘Canterbury’ Camellia ‘Canterbury’ Camellia ‘Canterbury’ Also new to us and perhaps the…

24th December

…gale casualty. beech tree As usual Azalea ‘Hinomayo’ has a few flowers out for Christmas. Azalea ‘Hinomayo’ 2019 – CHW Camellia grishii has just a couple of flowers out despite…

15th December

…to be an exceptional year for holly berries in the run up to Christmas but, looking around at the common holly trees which usually perform well, there is not a…

13th December

…CHW More from Burncoose and an inspection of our latest improvements.Bare root trees for potting before Christmas. Bare root trees for potting Plenty of last minute orders to go out…

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays

…the very early pre Christmas x williamsii camellias such as ‘November Pink’, ‘St Ewe’ and ‘J C Williams’ are almost exactly on time and as usual. The diary proves that…

19th December

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2020 – CHW Roy Lancaster’s Christmas card also said that his Carpinus rankinensis was still…

10th February

…Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’ The snowdrops once from the Vean are a fine clump. snowdrops Cyclamen coum has naturalised itself in assorted colours all over the bank and…