Here’s another selection of fruit-related stories from the Atlas Obscura archives.
Words of wisdom here on how to keep youngsters out of mischief by teaching them the art of apple tree grafting.
Another 16th century mention for multiple-variety fruit tree grafting suggests it was quite a common practice for the time.
As this 16th century quotation shows, the concept of the multi-variety ‘family’ fruit tree is not a new one.
I’ve been meaning to graft up a multi-variety apple tree for a while; here’s my first attempt.