Berghill


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Strange growth on allium

Posted: 09/06/2015 at 16:34

Agree. Alliums do sometimes produce these bulbils in the flower heads. They are perfectly normal as Edd says.

Can anyone identify this shrub?

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 20:49

Looks like Enkianthus campanulatus to me. In which case it does prefer a neutral to acidic soil. If it is then try feeding it with Camellia/Rhododendron food.

A cutting form our Hawthorn tree?

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 14:53

Once again, the berries do not produce a tree like the parent. In fact in the last 20 years we have never actually seen any berries on our double flowered Haw. I have a feeling it is a sterile one.

Air layering only works on things which will produce roots from leaf buds on the stem. The procedure forces a shrub/tree to change those buds into root buds. Trees which do not have that ability will not root.

Unknown Plant

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 11:48

Sisyrinchium striatum.

A cutting form our Hawthorn tree?

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 11:47

Sadly Hawthorns do not generally grow from cuttings. You would need to graft a piece of the one you have onto a normal Hawthorn rootstock. I would think that the one you have is a grafted plant.

They do not normally need pruning, but if you do have to remove pieces then once the flowering is over is the best time.

Plant ID please

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 17:48

And an absolute thug as far as seeding itself all over the place.

puzzle plant

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 17:46

Definitely Teasle.

Plant ID please

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 16:05

If it is Pyracantha, the berries are very popular with the feathereds. Orange and yellow ones go later than red ones, we find.

Plant ID please

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 13:27

Middle one is an Oxalis, possibly Oxalis acetosella which is a native one, spreads a lot.

Plant identity

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 08:55

Yes, probably Santolina virens 'Lemon Fizz'

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Fascinating discovery

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How very frustrating.......

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