Mayflower 400 Southampton

News Archice February 2020

Southampton plants newly discovered variety of apple tree to commemorate Mayflower400

11 Feb 2020

Southampton is just one of 18 locations to receive one of the new ‘Pilgrim 400’ apple trees, a new variety of apple discovered in Nottinghamshire, home of many of the Puritan Separatists who sailed on the Mayflower ship. The apple, grown especially by horticulturalist and BBC Gardening Correspondent John Stirland, who was on hand to oversee proceedings, commemorates the 400th anniversary of... Read More »

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