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Crinodendron hookerianum

Stop Press We now have Crinodendron hookerianum (Chile lantern tree) in stock.  Not rare but always in short supply.  A dense, medium-sized evergreen shrub with rigid, narrow, dark green leaves growing to approx 6m. The crimson lantern-like flowers hang beneath the branches about 2.5cm in length from late spring to late summer. Better...
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Brugmansia (angel’s trumpet)

The Brugmansia (angel’s trumpet) are all potted up.  These evergreen/semi-evergreen shrubs make a large, really dramatic patio plant especially if we have a hot summer. We have five varieties: White Double White Peach Chartreuse Coccineus We pot them up in really strong compost but feed them as well.   You can almost watch...
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Brassicas, Kale and Sticcoli

Vegetable notes from Downside We know a lot of you like to plant your winter brassicas in the space left by the early potatoes.  This is really a little late for most things but if you are pressed for space it is a reasonable compromise.  We will keep the plants...
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