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 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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September’s “Plant of the Month”

Is…. Schima wallichii var khasiana One of our champion trees here. It forms an impressive back drop and focal point in Skilton bay. A large evergreen tree with lush dark green almost tropical looking foliage. It should be ground in more gardens purely as a foliage plant. A member of the Theaceae family it bears […]

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