Brogdale Apple Collection

Brogdale HR

Rare fruit varieties

Reynolds is delighted to be able to offer customers the chance to purchase rare fruit varieties from Brogdale, the UK’s National Fruit Collection, and the world’s largest collection of fruit trees and plants.


Brogdale has been home to the fruit since 1952 and includes over 4,000 apple, pear, plum, cherry and cobnut varieties.

Founded in 2006, Brogdale Collections is a Kent charity working to secure the long term, sustainable future of the National Fruit Collection as a living collection. The charity offers annual fruit festivals and daily tours of the orchards. For more information, visit Brogdale’s website at

Andy Weir, Head of Marketing for Reynolds said; “Reynolds has always been passionate about supporting the UK farming industry and promoting British produce. By working in partnership with our customers we are now able to do our bit to help preserve the National Fruit Collection and raise its profile further – which can only be a good thing.”

Bernie Cranfield of Brogdale Collections said: “We are delighted that Reynolds is helping to raise the profile of the National Fruit Collection. As well as helping us find a home for our wonderful collection of heritage fruit, we hope that the publicity encourages more food lovers to visit Brogdale.”   

Limited availability

Availability of fruit is limited so please speak with your Reynolds’ sales contact if you would like further details of this unique opportunity.

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