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Possible Outdoor Apricots and Peaches fruiting 2017

I have been asked many times which are the best fruiting varieties of Apricots and Peaches for the UK climate. Well this year is the first year I have started logging fruit set, with the prediction of a harvest. Our … Continue reading

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Apricot ‘Goldrich’ harvested today 19th Aug 2015

Apricot ‘Goldrich’ is almost regarded as a standard variety in apricots. But it has not preformed well this year. The fruit that is being carried are of of exceptional flavour, with the skin being yellow with fine red spots.

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Apricot ‘Kioto’ partially harvested as massive crop 17th Aug

Apricot ‘Kioto’ partially harvested as massive crops, some are not as ripe as others. Which is ideal, as the dropping is so heavy. I think maybe next year I should thin them out, as the fruit is small/medium sized, but … Continue reading

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Apricot ‘Bergarouge’ harvested 17th Aug 2015

I do not think this apricot is very pretty to look at, but as soon as you bite into it and taste the flesh and see the brilliant orange colour. Its out of this world, being relatively large you get … Continue reading

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Ripe Apricots ‘OrangeRed’ and ‘SweetRed’

Ripe Apricots ‘OrangeRed’ and ‘SweetRed’. There were not many on these trees, as they are relatively young. The ‘SweetRed’ size was very large 60mm diameter, and had quite an acid taste. Not unpleasant but with an underlying sweetness. On the … Continue reading

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Update on Apricot ‘Kioto’

With my previous blog entry for the beginning of June http://www.gb-online.co.uk/gb-wordpress/?p=1248. I thought I had better do an update¬† on the position of apricot ‘Kioto’ as they are very close to being ripe.

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Apricot variety Spring Blush – finally picked today

Another lovely looking apricot in the sunshine, a real orange/red glowing colour. Very firm to the touch, but bursting with juice and flavour.

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Another Apricot variety update – Spring Blush

Probably more of a typical apricot colouring, but I hope it tastes as good.

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Apricot – variety Sunami update

Its amazing just a few days difference from previous up date, and what a transformation. From a nice looking apricot to Wow thats fantastic, the colour.

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Apricot variety Sunami update

This variety is producing quite large fruit, and are looking to be off nice colour even at this early stage.

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