Welcome to Trewithen

An historic private estate boasting one of the loveliest gardens in England.

The Gardens will be open from March 1st to June 30th

Home to the same family for more than 300 years and an International Camellia Garden of Excellence, Trewithen’s horticulture, Champion Trees, intriguing pathways and unexpected treasures are both memorable and exceptional. 

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Plant of the month for December

Fatsia japonica This is such a wonderful, hard working shrub when planted in the bright location. Too many times I have seen these poor plants in small tubs sitting on the new decking in, full sun, looking yellow and sorry for themselves. Give a lightly shaded site with a good supply of organic matter and […]

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plant of the month november

Clerodendrum trichotomum is a love hate “Marmite” type of a plant. It suckers freely, not always an asset in confined spaces, has a fragrance I liken to peanuts others cats pee or similar. Not the best description for a plant of the month UNTIL the autumn. From the end of august through September its covered […]

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Plant of the month for October

The plant Of the Month for October is…. Enkianthus perulatus. A previous winner of plant of the month but worthy of the title agin. This shrubs outstanding ability to give a brilliant display of autumn colour, even here is Cornwall, makes it garden worthy for any garden. In the spring there are small “Lily of the […]

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