Tag: Malus

Malus yunnanensis

A good year for apples, cultivated and botanical. Malus yunnanensis is no exception. A native to south western Provinces of China. The seed was collected in Yunnan Province…

Age class representation

Continuing the centuries old tradition of plant collecting, staff from RBGE travelled to Japan in 2005 and collected seed. Returning to the Garden this was sown, nurtured and…

The most magnificent Malus

During the early 1900’s exploring the thickets of Sichuan in SW China Ernest Wilson introduced Malus hupehensis. Now a broad multi-stemmed tree with an eight meter wide canopy….

Malus, Medlars and remnants of Rhubarb

A good harvest in the garden means a culinary delight for Gardens visitors. The chef at the John Hope Gateway restaurant has a recipe for jelly as an…

Apple weekend

This weekend sees a celebration of apples in the John Hope Gateway. Cultivars from gardens and collections grown throughout Scotland will be laid out on tables for comparing…

An ornamental apple

From Central Asia and the Himalayas Malus pumila is a diverse species; the domestic or sweet apple as it is known or paradise apple in France. Full of…

Highlights: 23.4.07

Exochorda x macrantha on the north side of the pond. Spikes of white flowers Sophora microphylla A New Zealand legume, towering out of the sunken courtyard North of…

Highlights: 16.4.07

Lathraea clandestina – a parasitic perennial on the roots of Salix. Purple flowers, native to SW Europe Pulsatilla sp. through the Rock Garden and on the alpine wall…