National links



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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