Monthly Archives: August 2015

Apricot ‘Bergarouge’ harvested 17th Aug 2015

I do not think this apricot is very pretty to look at, but as soon as you bite into it and taste the flesh and see the brilliant orange colour. Its out of this world, being relatively large you get … Continue reading

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Walnut ‘Coble Nos 2’ first time fruiting 2015

This is the first time walnut variety ‘Coble Nos 2’ has fruited. The tree has only one nut on it, and hopefully it will not fall off, and I hope the squirrels do not get it. It looks like its … Continue reading

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Peach ‘Harnas’ dripping with sweet juice

As you can see from the photos we are now harvesting Peach ‘Harnas’ early August. Which is dripping with sweet juice from its bright yellow flesh.

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Mirabelle Plum ‘Countess’ now being harvested 8th Aug 2015

Now here we have an early Mirabelle plum. It originated in the Ukraine and is dark red skinned with yellow flesh with slight reddening of the flesh under the skin. The flesh is quite firm with little juice, its taste … Continue reading

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Plum Japanese – Beauty – Now being harvested 6th Aug 2015

Pick – Early August, Store – August Plum Japanese – Beauty (prunus salicina) tends to be smaller than a later season plum variety, as it is quite early to harvest. The February flowering time makes them susceptible to late spring … Continue reading

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The first Outdoor Peach ‘Avalon Pride’ to be ripe 1st August 2015

The first Outdoor Peach ‘Avalon Pride’ (Prunus persica) to be ripe this year 1st August 2015 here in the UK. Avalon Pride was a chance seedling found in Washington state USA. It is regarded as self fertile with pink flowers … Continue reading

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