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First Blackberry ripe 1st July 2020 – var Black Bute

This is one of the first ripening blackberries that I have found, and that truly tastes like the wild flavoured Blackberry, sweet with a slight acidic tone. Some of the new varieties have a not very nice after taste or … Continue reading

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A really nice looking rarity – Plum ‘Manaccan’

An old Cornish variety of plum.Originating from the Manaccan area of Cornwall. A chance wild seedling. A really nice looking rarity, yellow skin with a orange/pink hue. Makes good eating, sweet but not too sweet, but a bit drier than … Continue reading

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Wild Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Now is the time of year for crumbles and the likes, as autumn is nearly here. The wild blackberries are all over us now. They will soon be going over. A few large ‘Arthur Turner’ cooking apples and a small … Continue reading

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