What fruit does the UK grow?

What fruits are native to the UK?

The native fruits of the British isles, and which, till the thirteenth or fourteenth century, must have been the only sorts known to the common people, are the following: –small purple plums, sloes, wild currants, brambles, raspberries, wood strawberries, cranberries, blackberries, red-berries, heather-berries, elder- …

What produce does the UK grow?

Crops commonly grown in the United Kingdom include cereals, chiefly wheat, oats and barley; root vegetables, chiefly potatoes and sugar beet; pulse crops such as beans or peas; forage crops such as cabbages, vetches, rape and kale; fruit, particularly apples and pears; and hay for animal feed.

What berries grow in the UK?

As a reminder on berries you can and can’t eat:

Edible red berries Toxic red berries Edible black berries
Hawthorn Bittersweet Elder
Rowan Bryony Damson
Whitebeam Holly Sloes
Rosehips Wayfaring Tree Billberry

What fruit Cannot be grown in the UK?

Government sources sometimes quote a figure of 75% but this excludes ‘non-indigenous’ items such as exotic fruit – bananas and mangoes, tea, coffee and spices – foods that cannot be grown (either at all or on a meaningful scale) in the UK.

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