Her flower painting are assured,delicate, precise and immaculate, with glowing colour tones.
Dr Shirley Sherwood, Author and Collector of Botanical Art
One of the best observers of fruit at the present day.
Dr Brent Elliot RHS Librarian and Archivist
This is the area in which she excels and achieves artistic brilliance and pomological accuracy with such felicitous results
Dr Joan Morgan, Chairman of the RHS Fruit Trials Committee

Fig - Ficus caria

A truly ancient fruit crop, the fig originates in the Eastern Mediterranean, and is now grown in all temperate regions of the World. The large shiny leaves are particularly attractive and varied in shape, many have three to five lobes, while others have none. There are numerous varieties, varying in colour from green, to gold and deep purple. This plant was grown in Surrey, where it fruits well each year. When cut open, the pinkish pulpy flesh and pale seeds are revealed, which is delicious eaten ripe from the tree.