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by David Howell
Tue Jun 24, 2014 2:37 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Bigarreau Cherry
Replies: 5
Views: 6371

Re: Bigarreau Cherry

Thank you for your reply Sandra. I had seen the 2 varieties on the OP site. In the Fruit manual by Robert Hogg published in 1884 he has the Bigarreau cherry as a separate variey to the Napoleon Bigarreau, the descriptions of each variety are very similar and I wonder if they are the same variety. Th...
by David Howell
Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Bigarreau Cherry
Replies: 5
Views: 6371

Bigarreau Cherry

I volunteer in two old walled gardens near Dublin, Ireland which are being restored. Part of this is the replacement of the old fruit which have been recorded in the gardens. One garden has a detailed map of an orchard in the walled garden from 1867 and in the second there are old wall labels from 1...