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A really dirty looking apple with large Water Core

In gathering any apples left hanging, that might be useful for cooking. We found 2 apples that were very dirty looking, but very heavy. We assumed they were going to be hard and good for cooking. They were added to … Continue reading

A little advice re Solar Panels connected to Trail Cameras

Here we have one small detail that I overlooked in installing a Solar Panel to my battery charger setup, plugged into my trail cameras. This information may be quite minor, but it is not detailed anywhere. Maybe people already know … Continue reading

Requested photos of Newly Formed Roots and Callusing of Rootstock

Many people have asked how do the roots form on rootstock. The basic’s are the same for any hardwood cuttings and there propagation. Here we have a bundle callused rootstocks, just come out of the heated beds. Most are callused, … Continue reading

Apple – William Crump – Nov 2020

William Crump is a relatively large apple by modern standards. It was named after the head gardener at Madresfield Court in Worcesterhire in 1908. It is a cross between Cox’s Orange Pippin and Worcester Pearmain, hence its bright red skin … Continue reading

Hens Turd Apple Variety – Nov 2020

I have a problem, this variety was given to me as scion wood. It is supposed to be a Hens Turd apple. I have no confirmed photo id of this variety, so I cannot verify it being correct. If anybody … Continue reading

Buzzards eating post in an old tree – Nov 2020

We have a gappy hedge that was overgrown, with branches bending over laying over the ground. The hedge is primarily blackthorn, with the odd hawthorn and and old (almost dead) oak tree. I can understand about the oak giving up, … Continue reading

Dawlish Countryside Park Orchard – October 2020

Somewhere different and never been too before, and it has 2 orchards. This is Dawlish Countryside Park in Devon, UK. Continue reading

A big apple ‘Lanes Prince Albert’ 30th Oct 2020

variety that does not need any sugar adding when used in cooking. The sizes of our fruit can be over 15cm diameter and a weight over 500 grams Continue reading

Most Popular Sold Rootstocks, Scions and Trees

We are very often asked which rootstock and scion varieties are most popular. So we finally got our heads down and worked it out. The percentage given is over the previous 3 years to the current date. ROOTSTOCKMM106 – Apple … Continue reading

Greenhouse Fumigator or Vapourizor – electrically operated – August 2020

personal views on an electrically operated Greenhouse Fumigator. Continue reading

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Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) or Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo is a unique species of tree with no close living relatives and is one of the best-known examples of a living fossil dating back 270 million years.

A deciduous Tree growing to 30 m (98ft) by 9 m (29ft) at a slow rate.
It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower from April to May, and the seeds ripen from Oct to November. Each tree is male or female, so both must be grown if seed is required. They are pollinated by Wind. The plant is not self-fertile.

The seed can be eaten raw (in small quantities), or cooked. A soft and oily texture, the seed has a sweet flavour and tastes somewhat like a large pine nut. The baked seed makes very pleasant eating, it has a taste rather like a cross between potatoes and sweet chestnuts.

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  • Gingko Seeds

    Gingko Seeds

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  • Gingko Trees Potted

    Gingko Trees Potted

    <center><img src="https://gb-online.co.uk/neweshop/img/tmp/category_98.jpg" alt="" style="border:15px solid #ffffff;float:left;" width="200" height="200" /></center> <p><span style="color:#ff0000;"><br />Please Note - </span>We take orders for potted trees during the whole of the year.</p> <p>All trees are normally supplied as single stem first year maidens of various heights.</p> <p>If in doubt please ask.</p> <p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /></p>
  • Gingko Scions

    Gingko Scions

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