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by redzzed
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Green Grapes ......... when to cut back leaves an how much
Replies: 1
Views: 4165

Green Grapes ......... when to cut back leaves an how much

Oxfordshire Uk , we have several healthy green grape vines , mosty west facing and they are very bushy . I have cut back the leaf growth to expose the grapes themselves (which look good but look 2 weeks or so from harvesting) . But how much do they need to be cut back ?? Does the fruit rely upon the...
by redzzed
Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 8
Views: 8242

Re: Introduce Yourself

Hi all , dave here , a gardener on an estate in oxfordshire england . I have access to an abandoned orchard containing some very old apple trees , some pear trees , and some plum trees.Also on the estate we have about 10 apple trees , 6 plum trees , many cherry trees and some quince and crab apple ,...
by redzzed
Thu Dec 22, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: UK very late season apples ... what are they ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3755

Re: UK very late season apples ... what are they ?

Here they are , in a bag , the black/yellow thing at top right is a mans' glove .
by redzzed
Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: UK very late season apples ... what are they ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3755

UK very late season apples ... what are they ?

Oxfordshire england , a friend has an apple tree in a slightly shady position near a wall which is packed with smallish red/green apples , we have probably had about 300 off it and still there are a good 150 on the tree on 19 th December , in spite of the frost . Some of them still have not gone red...
by redzzed
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Apple id required oxfordshire uk
Replies: 2
Views: 4427

Re: Apple id required oxfordshire uk

Thx for the reply .. i found someone attending an apple 'fair' in birmingham and she took
a sample apple which was analysed and identified as Charles Ross type.

i did investigate brogdale , i think they charge £16 per apple id - phew ! no thx
by redzzed
Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Does anyone recognise this variety?
Replies: 5
Views: 5936

Re: Does anyone recognise this variety?

Look like Discovery to me .
check the 'apple varieties' link on this site .
by redzzed
Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Apple id required oxfordshire uk
Replies: 2
Views: 4427

Apple id required oxfordshire uk

owg1resized.jpg Hi guys , new member to the site here and i have access to an abandoned orchard area full of mature trees . There are a number that i cant identify and this is the first one , if anyone knows please 8) the apples are still on the tree , heavy crop , midsized apples , apples had a sl...