Monthly Archives: April 2014

Ilex crenata ‘Conners’ • Japanese Holly

Ilex crenata Japanese Holly イヌツゲ 犬黄楊 inu-tsuge Area F has a nice collection of different kinds of Japanese Holly and boxwoods, you can see them while walking along the E path before approaching the second shortcut; they look very similar to my … Continue reading

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Anemone nemorosa • Wood Anemone

Anemone nemorosa • Wood Anemone • ヤブイチゲ • 藪一華 • yabu-ichige It grows under the trees in several areas of JG (C, N, O, Y); it is an early-spring flowering plant (in our Garden late February through late April)   in the … Continue reading

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Prunus mume ‘Dawn’ • Japanese apricot

Prunus mume • Japanese Apricot or Plum • ウメ • 梅 • ume One of the two apricots in our Garden – this one has almost white flower with a just a trace of pink tinge  (the other ume is vivid … Continue reading

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Prunus mume • Japanese apricot (U)

Prunus mume • Japanese Apricot or Plum  • ウメ • 梅  •  ume We have two of them in our orchard (area U):  one with pink blossoms (Prunus mume)  and one with white (Prunus mume ‘Down’).  This post is about … Continue reading

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Cryptomeria japonica • Japanese Cedar (area U)

Cryptomeria • Japanese Cedar • スギ •  杉 • sugi We have several of them in the Garden: one 30′ at the entrance court (area A), plus several different ones elsewhere (areas T, O, M), most notably the dwarf versions (jindai sugi … Continue reading

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