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by jogburn
Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:46 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Mystery greengage
Replies: 2
Views: 3622

Re: Mystery greengage

Thanks Richard. Yes we're in Loughton, Essex and if contemporary with the rest of the orchard it would most likely have been a variety easily available in the 60's. There is a slight red flush on many of the fruit - but I'm not sure this helps distinguish between the two when I look on google images...
by jogburn
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: How identify my variety ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5702

Re: How identify my variety ?

I identified about 15 varieties in a neglected orchard through the East of England Apples and Orchard Project - they were wonderfully helpful. I did it by post, but they do attend a number of 'Apple Days' every autumn when you can take along a selection of fruit and ask the experts - they have a dia...
by jogburn
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:39 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Mystery greengage
Replies: 2
Views: 3622

Mystery greengage

Hi all I've carried out quite a lot of work on a rather neglected and unloved orchard. It's mostly apples. which I managed to get identified a couple of years ago, but there is one greengage which had failed to fruit for me until now. Most of the apple varieties date from the '60's - which fits with...