8th February

…are almost rectangular with five spines. Unusual. Now about 8ft tall. Planted 2011. Ilex cornuta Ilex cornuta Ilex cornuta Also out properly, but rather wind battered, is Magnolia campbellii alba…

15th November

Ilex opaca Ilex opaca An elderly Enkianthus chinensis with the full autumn show. Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Pruncus incisa (I assume) in flower as an old tree above…

22nd February

…berries on Ilex perado var perado which is a UK record tree. Ilex perado var perado Ilex perado var perado A young Camellia ‘Look Away’ flowering with us for the…

10th June

…azorica (BSWJ 12526). In leaf form some way between Ilex perado subsp. platyphylla and Ilex perado itself. Ilex perado subsp. azorica Ilex perado subsp. azorica Daphniphyllum paxianum (BSWJ 9755) Daphniphyllum…

28th June

…but found a few better pictures of things for the website. Geum ‘Tempo Rose’ well worth Burncoose stocking. Geum ‘Tempo Rose’ Ilex aquifolium ‘Madame Briot’ with attractive yellow variegation. Ilex

31st May

…to photograph a few pittosporum species in flower. Ilex yunnanensis in full growth with flower buds showing. Ilex yunnanensis Lithocarpus glabrata (from Crûg) in full new growth. Looking at the…

3rd October

…in the nursery have berries and a leaf form identical to our 30 year old plant. Ilex verticillata Ilex verticillata This is the large stock plant of Ilex mutchagara at…

1st April

…50-60ft trees. Ilex cyrtura Ilex cyrtura Ilex cyrtura Ilex cyrtura A record Nothofagus cunninghamii. Nothofagus cunninghamii Nothofagus cunninghamii Laurelia serrata with an even more trailing habit than ours. A wall…

12th July

…I have ever see a cone on the rare conifer Sciadopitys verticellata What I think is Ilex verticellata in flower Ilex verticellata Ilex verticellata Ilex verticellata self sown Arbutus unedo…

13th June

…casualties as it only went in the ground in late March. laurel hedge The hedge of Ilex perado ssp. platyphylla on the other side of the same path is already…