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Cherry time

Being guided through the cherry collection at Brogdale last week felt like being transported into an Eden of colours, shapes and tastes.

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Almond Cherry Crumble Tart

Though the French cherry season begins in May, British cherry season doesn’t really hit until July. Something for which I am most grateful. Because who doesn’t love an extended window of gluttonous opportunity? 244 more words


Malus (apple/ornamental cvs./cider)

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Brogdale Farm

Brogdale Road
ME13 8XZ

01795 536250



Based in the heart of Kent, the National Fruit Collection is a living gene bank of over 4,000 varieties of apples, pears, plums, cherries, cobnuts, currants and quinces – one of the largest collections of fruit trees in the world. 52 more words

National Plant Collections

Fruit Blossom 2017

As we have done for a number of years, we publish the flowering dates for the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale, Kent, undertaken and kindly supplied by Lorinda Jewsbury. 459 more words


DNA identification of fruit cultivars

FruitID is a volunteer community project started in 2009 to help with the identification of heritage fruit cultivars and their conservation. The website is home to a catalogue of apple varieties, with comprehensive information and pictures: … 147 more words

National Plant Collections