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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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Twenty Ounce (20 oz) apple variety

This variety is being grown as a bit of a novelty. It is at present only part way through its growing season, but it is already nearly 50% bigger in size than a Bramley. When ripe it will have red … Continue reading

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First ripe pear 31 July 2014

This pear was a real treat, as I did not expect it to be ripe. We have had a lot of hot weather lately, and its up against a west facing wall. So it gets a lot of heat in … Continue reading

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London Sugar Pear variety

London Sugar Pear variety. Fruit Description – Fruit small size 5cm diameter. Skin, pale green, becoming yellow when ripe, with a brownish tinge when fully exposed to the sun. Falls from tree when ripe. Very early ripening, typically 12th July … Continue reading

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