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Chip Budding – take home 2 apple trees

Chip Budding – take home 2 apple trees

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I have been growing fruit for 15 years and my passion is apples. I have developed an orchard of over 50 varieties of apples, pears and plums. Grown in many different forms: step-overs, espaliers, cordons, ballerinas and standards. I graft (whip ‘n’ tongue) all my own trees, and have experimented with apple crossing (creating a new variety). I am in the Northern Fruit Group. I have been running…
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What we’ll do

(Please note that I run other courses on apples: an introduction (all year), pruning (winter), whip n tongue grafting (March), and crossing / breeding (May)). Learn chip budding in order to create new apple trees. Apples don’t come true from seed – in other words, planting a pip will result in an apple tree but only a new ‘wilding’ variety. To create a new tree of the same variety (e.g. Rosemary…

What else you should know

Great walking from the door in the Peak District National Park. You are welcome to leave your car before/after. Bring (if you have them): plastic bags, thin gloves, secateurs, Stanley Knife.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Rootstocks and bud sticks, and all materials

What to bring

plastic bags
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garden visit
New experience
₹2,287 per person
New experience
₹2,287 per person