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Date Plum – Diospyros Lotus – in flower

As a comparison with previous blog article here we have some Date Plum (Diospyros Lotus) in flower. Whereas the Diospyros Kaki flowers were something like 20mm across. These flowers are only 4mm across. Much much smaller, which goes in proportion … Continue reading

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Persimmons (Diospyros Kaki) are now flowering

The Persimmon flowers of the variety Rojo Brillante are now bursting open. The are quite large and are of wax like appearance. Rojo Brilliante belongs to the astringent cultivars classified (CFA), that is has fruits that are astringent and must … Continue reading

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Lovely looking Apple Blossom

Really lovely looking Apple Blossom, however looks can be deceptive. As this tree is a crab apple producing smallish acid tasting crab apples. This variety is known as Maypole – crab apple Ballerina tree. It is truly vertical spindle, and … Continue reading

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Is this too early for my Almonds to flower

This variety is called ‘Durkenhiemer’ and is in flower today 4th March 2012. They do look so fresh and healthy, and they must be one of the earliest flowers.

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