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by katrinarichards
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Gretna Green old apple variety
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Saved: Gretna Green apple

I am delighted to report that Gretna Green seems to be safe now from being lost, the fates being kind. The original tree in Nelson area, New Zealand has died leaving one branch on a second tree there. I successfully grafted it on my own tree and have sent scion wood to multiple collectors around New...
by katrinarichards
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Apple called "The Doctor"
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Apple called "The Doctor"

Hi, can anyone find any info for an apple called "The Doctor"? Early, block red, darkish maroon red, puffy flesh similar to McInotsh, sweet, falling off ripe in early February in New Zealand. I have one branch left from scionwood obtained in New Zealand in the 1970s, probably from a DSIR Government ...