Monthly Archives: March 2019

Peach – Viktors a very sweet and very juicy crop for 2018

Peach – Viktors a very sweet and very juicy crop for 2018 A most promising variety that was registered in Latvia in 2004. Fruits are medium, round, yellow with red skin, and white flesh. Juicy, very tasty. Harvest – July … Continue reading

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A few more showey photos of Peach Blossom 24th March 2019

This first photo today is called ‘Velvet’ of Canadian origin. It is an early variety, harvesting fruit in July. Resistant to frost with fruit medium sized, pale yellow, rose red cover. They are juicy, sweet, with flesh semi clinging/free to … Continue reading

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A White Cloud of ‘Aprisali’ Apricot Blossom 24th March 2019

Well not quite true as Aprisali is in fact an Apricot Plum cross. Quite a new self fertile variety that is hardy and thus suitable for colder regions. The skin colour is almost jet black, with a red juicey sweet … Continue reading

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Plum Tree Pollarded and new shoots

I have a plum tree in my orchard, that is growing on the wrong rootstock. As it is growing massively to tall. I cannot reach the top to harvest the small crop of scion wood or fruit. So something drastic … Continue reading

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Peach Flowers 23rd March 2019

Here we have just a selection of Peaches that are in flower now. Peach Flat – UFO 4 ® Description –Ripening date is -23 days before Redhaven. Its is an Italian variety that produces high and consistent flat fruit. With … Continue reading

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Disinfestaion of DRYOCOSMUS KURIPHILUS (chestnut gall wasp) in Castanea scion wood

Dryocosmus kuriphilus is a species of gall wasp known by the common names chestnut (Castanea) gall wasp, Oriental chestnut gall wasp, and Asian chestnut gall wasp. It is native to China and it is known in many other parts of … Continue reading

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