News and Events
It's Gold at Chelsea 2015
Our Endangered plants garden has won a Gold Medal at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Chelsea Plant of the Year 2015
awarded to Burncoose's Viburnum plicatum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'
Cinema on the beach
Mamma - mia The Movie on Caerhays Beach 19th August
St Michael Caerhays
Flower Festival June 19th, 20th and 21st
Help and Advice
Additional Plant Details
Good to know - although prone to many pests/diseases, generally trouble free when grown well. Within the Rhododendron family. Shallow planting is essential as all are surface rooting. Mulch annually with leaf mould.
Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, rhododendron and azalea whiteflies, leafhoppers, lacebugs, scale insects, caterpillars, aphids, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus, rust, leaf gall, petal blight, silver leaf, phytophthora root rot, lime-induced chlorosis (if soil is not sufficiently acid).
Place of Origin - mainly hybrids with complex origins in Europe, Asia, Australasia, North America, particularly south western China, Tibet, Burma, northern India, New Guinea.
Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 14 days before you RECEIVE your plants.
We regret to inform you that we cannot currently accept orders for export outside of the UK until the autumn
Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.