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Orchard groups, produce and services nationally.

Other links

  • Brogdale Farm – One of the best and most reliable ways to identify fruit varieties is to get help from Brogdale Farm, home of the British National Fruit Collection in Kent. Identification costs £20 per sample

  • Pollination compatibility checker – A handy little tool created by Ashridge Trees nursery that you can use to find the best pollination partners

  • Garden Apple ID – A website to help you identify tou apples maintained by Alison Harding

  • Plant Heritage maintain large lists of fruit varieties and their locations

  • Natural England – Delivers an agri-environment scheme which provides funding to farmers and other land managers in England. Hosts a full suit of habitat and land designation maps on MAGIC

  • RHS – The Royal Horticultural Society have had strong links with orchards and fruit since its inception in 1804. They recognise plants and fruit varieties with Awards of Garden Merit.

  • The National Trust, as the UK’s second largest landowner, has many orchards under its purview, many of which are associated with historic buildings and landscapes, and hold a huge selection of varieties.

  • FruitID is the place to go to find information about varieties and try to identify an unknown fruit.

  • Vigo presses – popular vendor of quality hobby equipment and consumables for juicing and cider making production as well as for preserving garden produce, and orchard management, including new Juice and Strain equipment

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