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Very very Rare – Hmong Red Cucumber

‘Hmong red’ is considered a heirloom cultivar. Its scientific name is Cucumis sativus ‘Hmong red’. A very productive and tasty variety that stays mild even when large. Millions of the Hmong tribe live on the borders of Thailand, China, Burma, … Continue reading

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Greenhouse – Red Spider Mite

One of my customers showed me there peach tree growing in there greenhouse. The leaves were very mottled and were beginning to drop prematurely. The actual fruit did not seem to be progressing to there normal size. This is one … Continue reading

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Mulberry – Another of the first top fruits of the season

With the white mulberry this one is Mulberry Red (Morus Rubra), and is also one of the first top fruits of the season grown outside. Morus Rubra is a tree which can reach 15m high x 15m spread but, in … Continue reading

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Walnuts – Red Danube dropping 2 weeks early – 29th Sept

The Red Danube (Rode Donau) Walnut comes from southern Germany, the breed gets its name from the bright red-coloured nuclear membrane. The kernels are therefore commonly used in patisseries and chocolate factories. It is a healthy breed and it is … Continue reading

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Finally done it this year – Just bought some Red Mason bee cocoons

Over¬† the coming year, hopefully I will blogging more details of my experiences of Red Mason bees (Osmia Rufa).¬† Should get them delivered in a couple of weeks, ready hopefully for the spring blossom of my almond tree, Japanese plums, … Continue reading

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Walnut (Juglans Regia) – Red Danube

The Red Danube Walnut (syns Rouge de la Donan, Rode Donau) comes from southern Germany, the breed gets its name from the bright red-coloured nuclear membrane. The kernels are therefore commonly used in patisseries and chocolate factories. It is a … Continue reading

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Japanese plum Methley – Red Flesh

Many people have asked whats the flesh like, as it is described as blood red. So I have taken a few more photos.

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Unusual red coloured apple tree wood – Merylinn

Its not very often you come across something you have never seen before. But whilst doing some apple tree grafting this year, I thought I had come across some diseased wood, as it was red stained. In looking into the … Continue reading

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