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First outdoor Apricots “Ninfa” of 2017 season

First outdoor Apricots “Ninfa” of 2017 season. Well I had to gather them, as we are experiencing gusty winds and they were being knocked off. They look like they another 2 weeks of ripening. So they are now in a … Continue reading

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This is what is known as a patio peach, they come in a number of varieties

This is what is known as a patio peach, they come in a number of varieties, namely BONANZA, GARDEN BEAUTY, GARDEN DELICIOUS, GARDEN GOLD, GARDEN SILVER,  GARDEN DELIGHT, being Apricots, Peaches or Nectarines. We will be offering some of these … Continue reading

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Grafting Stone Fruit during the winter

I have no problems in grafting stone fruit (plums, apricots, peaches, almonds, nectarines etc) during the winter. As long as you remember 2 things. 1 – Stone fruit do not produce lots of callus tissue, unlike apples and pears. Therefore … Continue reading

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Apricot in Moscow and the Moscow region

Countess . High, up to 6 m, very vigorous tree. The fruits are round or oval, weight 25-30 g Peel hairy cream or yellowish color, with a blush. Flesh is bright orange, gristly, juicy, tasty. Stone is well separated. Fruit … Continue reading

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Russian listed Apricot varieties

Ambrosia – sort southern European origin.  The tree is vigorous.  The fruit is large (50 g), oval wrong.  Peel The straw-yellow with a blush.  Flesh is bright orange-yellow, juicy, sugary, with a little acid and aroma, the taste is quite … Continue reading

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Late Blooming Apricots

Alfred Apricot. Late blooming. Autumn Royal Apricot. Late blooming. Brookcot Apricot. Late blooming. Debbie’s Gold Apricot. Late blooming. Flavourcot Apricot. Claimed to be late flowering. Goldcot Apricot. Late blooming. Harcot Apricot. One of the best tasting. Medium to large fruit. … Continue reading

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New book published ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook’ By Ben Pike

Its not very often that I recommend a new book. But ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook‘ By Ben  Pike has just been published by GreenBooks. Its for the amateur and expert, covering Apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches , nectarines, mulberries, medlars … Continue reading

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