Dating for country folk
History Man’s relation to apple trees dates back to prehistoric times.
The Common Apple or Wild Apple (Malus sylvestris) is native to Europe and Western Asia.
Somerset is still famous for its apple orchards, apple cider and apple wines.
Current apple cider varieties now produced in Somerset are classiﬁed into different groups: sharp apples have high acidity and low tannins, whereas bittersweet varieties have low acidity and are higher in tannin.• Sharp: the Frederick apple• Bitter-Sharp: the Kingston Black and Stroke Red apples• Bittersweet: the Yarlington Mill, Dabinet and Hangdown apples• Sweet: the Court Royal and Sweet Coppin apples In Glastonbury, cider apples trees have been planted in the Wellhouse Lane Orchard at Glastonbury Tor by the National Trust and Glastonbury Conservative Society.
His apple orchards in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky still exist, and some of the original trees he planted over two hundred years ago, still bear fruit (Gifford, page 94).Unlike modern cultivars, the Crab Apple is a thorn bearing tree (Pennick, page 52).Crab Apple trees are cultivated in orchards, but also can grow wild in hedgerows and near the fringe of woods. The leaves are heart shaped, glossy and a medium green shade (Paterson, page 107; Hopman, page 87).The Beatles and The Rolling Stones were British Invasion artists influenced by rockabilly, unfortunately the British Invasion reduced rockabilly`s popularity in America.Since the end of the 1970s there was a revival of interest to rockabilly (Stray Cats, Dave Edmunds).
Apple Botanical name: Pyrus malus or communis Family: malus/communis Ogham: Quert Scots Gaelic: Crann Ubhall, ubhal-ﬁadhaich, Cuirt Irish Gaelic: Crann Úll, Aball Welsh: Afallen; pren afalau, Afal French: Pomme Description The Apple tree is the oldest cultivated tree in Europe. 177) Crab Apple The original British apple tree is a Crab Apple - a deciduous tree that ﬂowers in April and May with a distinctive ﬁve petal white or pink ﬂower that gives off a wonderful scent similar to honeysuckle.