Hertfordshire orchards

Until about forty years ago, the county's close proximity by road and rail to London markets supported a vibrant orchard economy.
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Hertfordshire apple varieties

Hertfordshire has an extensive list of native varieties.
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Hertfordshire pear varieties

Hertfordshire saw the introduction of some pear varieties by Thomas Rivers and Sons, including Conference and Fertility.
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Hertfordshire Plum, Gage and Cherry varieties

Hertfordshire has an extensive list of native varieties.
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Hertfordshire lost varieties

There are about fifty named apple varieties documented as having Hertfordshire origins. It is possible that some of these might still exist today.
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Orchards to visit in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire has several orchards open to visitors.
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