13th September

…a camellia! COVID Mountains of seed on Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ but nowhere near ripe yet. Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Symplocos aff. sumuntia by the Engine House has many more…

11th June

…was in tight bud on Tuesday. Pterostyrax psilophyllus var. leveillei Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ was sadly not out for the styrax lecture and tour on Tuesday but the week’s drizzle…

3rd June

…more full day to complete the first proof this long bank holiday weekend. The Jubilee service at St Pauls served as a backdrop. Styrax japonicus ‘Sohuksan’ (‘Emerald Pagoda’) is, as…

9th June

…about the shape of the fruits I assume? Sorbus crataegomespilus A young Styrax japonicus ‘Sohuksan’ (‘Emerald Pagoda’) has some flowers but nothing like last year. Fallen flowers already carpet the…

20th June

…little rain overnight. Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ at its best. Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’ Magnolia ‘Yuchelia’ has recently caught us out with a customer complaint. M. acuminata ‘Miss Honeybee’ x…

17th March

…same thing.The key new varieties include:Stewartia henryaeStyrax shiriainusStyrax dasyanthusStyrax formosanusStyrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’Styrax japonicus ‘Fragrant Fountain’Styrax japonicus ‘Crystal’Included in the planting were several more additions…

21st December

…the spring old stables 2019 – CHW A young Sorbus hupehensis (now Sorbus pseudohupehensis ‘Pink Pagoda’ apparently) with a good late show of berries in Kennel Close. Very fine today….

20th October

…Sorbus pseudohupehensis or ‘Pink Pagoda’. Sorbus hupehensis Another picture of the Sorbus/Malus (?) with autumn colour below Slip Rail. Sorbus/Malus (?) Acer henryi in the sun. Acer henryi The very…

29th June

…trunk is rotting away. Cornus kousa Styrax japonicus from Taeuksando (BSWJ 14182) has an erect, upright habit and decent large flowers. Slightly different shape to ‘Emerald Pagoda’ perhaps but not…

12th June

…young Styrax japonicus ‘Sohuksan’ (‘Emerald Pagoda’). The leaf is even larger than on our more mature plant. Enormous by comparison to any other Styrax japonicus variety or the species itself….