Monthly Archives: July 2018

Blackberry – variety ‘Ouachita’ harvesting 28th July 2018

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) – variety ‘Ouachita’ harvesting now 28th July 2018, sometimes referred to as ‘Quachita’ Easy-to-harvest, plump, sweet and juicy berries. These upright, thornless canes bear high yields of large sized fruit, probably twice the size of a wild … Continue reading

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Cot-N-Candy – Apricot/Plum cross harvesting now end July 2018

Cot-N-Candy – Apricot/Plum cross harvesting now end July 2018. Despite this variety being listed as being ripe in early September in the the UK, we are now harvesting some today 28th July 2018. It is listed as being ripe in … Continue reading

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Walnut – Coble Nos 2 – The biggest nut and crop for 2018

Walnut – Coble Nos 2 – The biggest nut and crop for 2018 This variety fruited for the first time in 2015, every year its crops better. The only problem is sometimes the kernel does not form. But the actual … Continue reading

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Peach – variety Avalon Pride, juicy and sweet – lovely. End of July 2018

Peach – variety Avalon Pride, juicy and sweet – lovely. Harvest mid of July 2018 When I say juicy and sweet, I really mean it. The juice drips down your face. Considering this variety is being grown outside in a … Continue reading

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Walnut – Hugnuss variety, looks like a bumper 2018 crop

Walnut – Hugnuss variety, looks like a bumper 2018 crop. Even thou the name Hugnuss conjurers up a ‘Huge Nut’, it is not particularly huge. Also known as ‘Hug’sche Raisin Nut’ The smell of Walnut (Juglans regia) has an essential … Continue reading

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UK droughts July 2018

UK droughts July 2018 We are having a bad year, starting 3 weeks ago, we have had no rain ! its a drought. Located in the center of the UK, we always seem to miss the rain. We have had … Continue reading

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Apricot – Ninfa – July 2018

Apricot – Ninfa – July 2018 PLANT Blossoming time: medium-early Ripening time: -24 days San Castrese Vigor: medium Productivity: high Self-fertility: total FRUIT Shape: round Pit: freestone Color: yellow ground Size: medium Remarks: early cultivar with high and constant productivity. … Continue reading

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Cherry-Schattenmorelle Favourite July 2018

Cherry-Schattenmorelle Favourite July 2018 Schattenmorelle is a cooking cherry variety with bright red fruit. The flesh is red, sour, not very sweet, and very juicy. Freestone. It is a self-fertile variety that needs no pollination partner. It crops reliably every … Continue reading

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Mirabelle variety Countess July 2018

Prunus cerasifera ‘Countess’ This new cherry plum hybrid produces large (3-4cm) dark red fruits that are pear drops flavour before being ripe. Then as if by magic overnight they turn to being sweet and juicy. Bred in the harsh Ukraine … Continue reading

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Peach – variety Viktors nearly ripe July 2018

Peach – variety Viktors nearly ripe outside in July 2018 New in 2004. Latvia registered variety. Fruits are large and round, yellow flesh with red skin. Juicy, very tasty. Harvest – July beginning of August. It is very fertile. It … Continue reading

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