A sum of 73 formerly unrecorded varieties of pears and apples said to be exclusive to Wales have been exposed by researchers.
Approximately 200 trees were DNA-tested in two-years to locate, list and protect new types.
A few of them have been propagated and are now grown in 13 community orchards around the location.
One selection, named Anglesey Sweet Jane (A1789), was located growing in Anglesey.
The mother of the owner, aged in her 80s, told scientists that she knows the tree her childhood. The variety is named after the owner’s sister.
Another apple, named AfalTudwal (A1797), originated in an old orchard attached to a vicarage Pembrokeshire.
This project was initiated in 2016 to look at the heritage of orchards and cider-making in Wales and it has increased the known varieties from 30 to more than 100.
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