Local varieties

At the heart of SCOG’s work is the search for long lost varieties.  Armed with illustrations and descriptions from centuries past coupled with national databases and DNA identification, the hunt is on for local varieties such as Barnack Beauty, Schoolmaster and Stamford Pippin.  Read some of the stories below.  Who knows; that old tree in your garden could be famous one day!

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