Archive | 2013

Suckers

It is very common that grafted trees produce suckers- this being the commonly used name for vigorous shoots coming from the rootstock of the plant. In some trees such as plums these are often produced for many years after planting and have to be removed regularly. With Cercis it is also quite likely that your […]

April- the time for patience:

  For all Cercis lovers in the UK the month of April is one of waiting and watching. Rarely do the flowers come into bloom before the end of the month, (unless positioned in a very warm spot) and then the leaves open during May dependant on the temperatures. For those who have planted their […]