CHERRY TIME

A wide number of cherry varieties are grown in Lenswood and Forest Range. Stella and Lapin are the dominant varieties grown. There is a wide range of other varieties grown based primarily on the market niche of a region/grower. Merchant, Stella, Lapin, Sweetheart and Simone are the main varieties grown. Bing, Supreme, Empress, Van, Summit, […]



APPLE TIME

South Australia has a long history of apple growing, starting in the Adelaide Hills in the 1860’s.  It produces around 10% of Australia’s apple production, predominantly Cripps Pink (sold as Pink Lady®), Royal Gala, Fuji and Granny Smith, although there is a strong trend towards planting newer varieties of Rockit®, MiApple®, Red Love, Jazz™, Kanzi™ […]


WINE

The biggest change in land use in this region came in the 1980s when planting grapes for wine production began.  The cool wet climate is well suited to grape growing and planting has expanded such that Lenswood is now a recognised sub-region of the Adelaide Hills Wine Region and the name Lenswood was entered on […]


Lenswood Centenary – Sunday October 15th 2017

The Centenary Picnic was held at the Lenswood Memorial Oval. A very successful day prepared and organised by a small group of volunteers from L&FRCA members. Some of the businesses, groups & people involved with the Centenary Picnic were:- Rebekha Sharkie MP – Member for Mayo The Lenswood Primary school Aberdeen Orchards / Vickers family […]


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