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Gilmorton Avenue Community Orchard, Leicester

This is a relatively recent orchard, and some replanting has taken place so the precise tree locations are not known.

The varieties, according to the planting plan, are:

'LEICESTERSHIRE' CIRCLE
Lord Derby, Cox Orange, Dumelow's, Annie Elizabeth, Spartan, Ellison, Howgate, Peasgood Nonesuch, Beauty of Bath, Barnack Orange, Wyken Pippin (not actually Leics but is local), Barnack Beauty (ditto).

'COOKERS' CIRCLE
Bramley, Grenadier, James Grieve, Blenheim, Lanes Prince Albert, Bountiful, Rev. W. Wilks, Arthur Turner, Early Victoria, Lord Derby, Newton Wonder, Charles Ross

'EATERS' CIRCLE
Beauty of Bath, Fiesta, Discovery,, Falstaff, Laxton Superb, Spartan, Ellisons, Greensleeves,Cox Orange, 2 crabs, Winter Gem, Egremont Russet, Sunset, Golden Delicious, Worcester Pearmain.




This information published by permission of Goundworks Leicester & Leicestershire, who helped set up the orchard.


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