Monthly Archives: November 2014

Diospyros kaki • Chinese Persimmon

Diospyros • Persimmon  • カキ •  柿  • kaki The Persimmon tree is listed in our Plant List as growing in areas U (orchard) and W (Tea House Garden). The one in the south end of the orchard (near light-post) … Continue reading

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Euonymus alatus • Winged Spindle Tree

Euonymus • Spindle Tree • ニシキギ • 錦木 • nishiki-gi They grow in many areas (A,C,E,R,V,W) of the Garden, but noticeable mainly in autumn, when they get their famous vivid red leaves color that earned them a common name of ‘burning bush’. … Continue reading

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Euonymus hamiltonianus (var. maackii)

Euonymus • Spindle Tree • ニシキギ • 錦木 • nishiki-gi ! EDIT 4/11/15 – added a view from the path pic and new info… There are many different euonymus plants in SJG, although the most common one, ‘burning bush’ (euonymus alatus, or … Continue reading

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Euonymus myrianthus • Evergreen Chinese Euonymus

Euonymus  • Spindle Tree •  ニシキギ • 錦木 • nishiki-gi There are many different euonymus plants in SJG, although the most common one, ‘burning bush’ (euonymus alatus, or winged spindle tree) is usually the only one pointed out.  While the  burning … Continue reading

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Camellia sasanqua (white in L)

Camellia • Camellia • ツバキ • 椿 • tsubaki This large (8′) camellia  is planted by the fence in Area L; not very well visible from the path, but since no other flowers but fall camellias are in bloom at that … Continue reading

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