Monthly Archives: July 2020

A new apple variety ‘Agra’ from Latvia, ripe 24th July 2020

This is a new variety that we purchased from Latvia a couple of years ago. Breeder: Rudolfs DumbravsBreeding place: Iedzeni, Madonas county, LatviaHolder: APP Darzkopibas institutsApproved on: 31/01/2002Future expiration date: 31/12/2032 A very early summer variety from Latvia. The fruits … Continue reading

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A new variety to us – Apple – Pirja 23rd July 2020

A Finnish breed from 1981, which is a cross between the varieties ‘Huvitus’ and ‘Melba’. A slow-growing tree that has medium-sized, flat-round, green-yellow apples with a red to red-striped cover colour that covers almost the entire fruit. It has a … Continue reading

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Plum – Najdena (Russian) ripe 22nd July 2020

Plum – Najdena (Russian) ripe 22nd July 2020. This is the first fruits that we have harvested off this variety. It is quite nice, with a sweet yellow flesh, with dark purple skin when fully ripe. However it is not … Continue reading

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First Blackberry ripe 1st July 2020 – var Black Bute

This is one of the first ripening blackberries that I have found, and that truly tastes like the wild flavoured Blackberry, sweet with a slight acidic tone. Some of the new varieties have a not very nice after taste or … Continue reading

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