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Never seen this Graft done before – We will see if it works

Never seen this Graft done before. If you have been into grafting, it is quite normal to graft a small scion onto a large rootstock. As obtaining scion wood and rootstock of the same diameter is nigh on impossible. But … Continue reading

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The mice are at it again this year – Autumn 2014

When you think you have solved the problem. You turn your back and you find the mice have been at it again. The bark is still fresh, so they must have been gnawing away last night. They have got the … Continue reading

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Apple cordons 2014

With over 400 different varieties of apple trees, the time and space was getting in short supply. So we started grafting onto dwarfing rootstocks and replanting these as new cordons. Over the last 3 years we have been putting in … Continue reading

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Scions now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery

Scions now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery. Many new but old traditional varieties now available (only in limited quantities), typically. Apple (Dessert) – Benedictin – A sweet and tangy variety, one of the best autumn apples. Slightly susceptible to … Continue reading

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Rootstock now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery

Barerooted Rootstock now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery Colt – Cherry Rootstock Krymsk® 1 (VVA-1) – Plum Rootstock M111 – Apple Rootstock M26 – Apple Rootstock M9 – Apple Rootstock MM106 – Apple Rootstock P22 – Apple Rootstock … Continue reading

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Emptying the Grafting Bins

Just a quick photo to illustrate what the grafted trees are like when they come out of the grafting bins. These have been grafted in March and then kept in a greenhouse, at about 10 deg C. The rootstocks have … Continue reading

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VAT rules on fruit trees here in the UK

Something that I came across, is that Persimmon trees here in the UK attract VAT on anybody buying them. I thought that strange as they are fruit and should be VAT free. Well here is the response from Inland Revenue. … Continue reading

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Trereife, Cornwall private estate gardens 15th Oct 2013

Trereife, Cornwall a private estate with small gardens, but a thing about Medlars in the walled garden area. Many different varieties by the shape and size of the fruit, but none are named. Some could do with some TLC. There … Continue reading

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Run out of Rootstock – What do I do

Got some bud sticks of quite rare pears. I have run out of quince or pyrodwarf rootstocks, just what do I do ?? Well I have some old stumps of quince, that I use for hardwood cuttings over the winter … Continue reading

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