Sun 16 September 2018 11:00 – 16:00
Outwood Memorial Hall. 1-2 Victoria Street, Wakefield. WF1 2NE
There’s over 2,000 varieties of apples grown in Britain but what have you got growing in your orchard?
Our trainer, Clifford Cain, will use the development of apple identification over the last 150 years to help you understand what to look for. Taking in Robert Hogg’s 1884 “The Fruit Manual”, Edward Bunyard, John Bultitude, Joan Morgan, the numerical key based on the work of French Pomologist, Rene Marlaud.
Apple identification helps the orchard carer understand when best to pick the fruit and how long they might keep for.
Please bring a laptop or tablet if you can for using the online tool.
Our trainer: Clifford Cain provides fruit advice all over the country to large and small scale fruit growers. He is based in South Yorkshire.
Understand principles of apple identification
Confidence from practice to use online and offline tools to identify apples
Please bring your own packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be on hand.