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Community Orchard

The community chose the fruit trees carefully to reflect the heritage of the area.

 

Bryanston Gage (Dessert Apple)

 

 

  • Use: Dessert Apple
  • Flavour: Excellent gage flavour
  • Origin: Blandford, Dorset, 1800
  • Flower Period: 3
  • Picking Season: Mid September
Morgan Sweet (Eating)

 

  • Use: Cider/dessert
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: Somerset 18th C
  • Flower Period: 3
  • Picking Season: Early
  • Storage: N/a
  • Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Warrior (Cooking Apple)

 

  • Use: Dessert/Culinary
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: Dorset 18th or 19th C
  • Flower Period: Early to mid
  • Picking Season: Early/second early
  • Storage: No
  • Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Ashmeads Kernel (Eating)

 

  • Use: Eating
  • Flavour: Peardrop
  • Origin: Dorset 1700
  • Flower Period: Early to mid
  • Picking Season: Early/second early
  • Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Old Somerset Russet (Eating Apple)

 

  • Use: Dessert
  • Flavour: Brisk with good pineapple flavour
  • Origin: Somerset 19th Century or Berks 1949
  • Flower Period: 5
  • Picking Season: Late/very late
  • Storage: To Dec/Jan
  • Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Nine Square
  • Use: Dessert/Culinary
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: West of England before 1824 OR Hereford
  • Flower Period: 4
  • Picking Season: Mid to late
  • Storage: To Dec
  • Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Clapps Favorite Pear

 

  • Use: Eating pear
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: Early 1800
  • Flower Period: Early
  • Picking Season: Mid
Profit   (Cooking Apple)

 

  • Use: Cooking Apple
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: Early 1800
  • Flower Period: Early
  • Picking Season: Mid
Conference Pear

 

  • Use: Eating pear
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: Sawbridgeworth Early 1884
  • Flower Period: Early

Picking Season: Mid

Victoria Plum (Willis Clove)
Merryweather Damson

 

  • Use: Damson / Plum
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: Southwell 1907
  • Flower Period: Mid season
Cobnut Kent Cob

 

  • Use: Cultivated Nut
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: 1830
  • Flower Period: Early

Picking Season: Mid

Cobnut Cosford Cob

 

  • Use: Cultivated Nut
  • Flavour: Sweet
  • Origin: 1830
  • Flower Period: Early

Picking Season: Mid

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