Posts Tagged ‘East Malling Ltd’

Winter pruning begins at Sweet Sensation orchard

The first winter pruning of 19,000 Sweet Sensation pears – a Dutch-developed blush Comice pear variety – has got underway at an orchard in Kent. The seven hectare Sweet Sensation orchard, is based on the estate which is home to East Malling Research, and is the UK’s largest orchard of this variety. The orchard is […]

Melons: made in Kent

Horticultural experts are predicting that thanks to the changing growing conditions, melons could become a significant crop in Kent alongside strawberries, apples and cherries, following the first harvest of a commercial trail at East Malling. The melon crop is the result of collaboration between East Malling Ltd, the farm which is home to East Malling […]