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- 1. Apple varieties similar to those you find in supermarkets
- 2. Fruit tree sizes and forms
- 3. Fruit tree rootstocks and tree sizes
- 4. Bare-root or Pot-grown fruit trees?
- 5. How to choose and buy the best apple trees for your garden
- 1. Best time for planting fruit trees
- 2. Fruit tree planting accessories
- 3. Fruit tree spacing and planting distances
- 4. Growing fruit trees in pots and containers
- 5. How to plant apple trees and other fruit trees
- 6. Pollination of apple trees and other fruit trees
- 7. Watering your fruit trees
- 8. Pruning a newly-planted fruit tree
- 9. How to support a newly-planted fruit tree
- 10. Start here - guide to planting fruit trees
- 1. Allotment fruit trees
- 2. Ballerina®, Minarette®, and Cordon fruit trees
- 3. Fruit tree varieties - season of use
- 4. Fruit trees and Honey Fungus
- 5. Hazelnuts - pollination
- 6. Hazelnuts and Cobnuts - how to plant and grow them
- 7. Heeling-in fruit trees
- 8. Hosepipe bans - how to help your Fruit Trees
- 9. How long before my fruit tree will start to produce fruit?
- 10. How to pollinate Bramley apple trees
- 11. Minimum chill requirement for apple trees
- 12. Mychorrizal fungi for planting fruit trees
- 13. Own-root fruit trees
- 14. Picking times for apples and other fruit trees
- 15. Pruning fruit trees
- 16. Storing and keeping apples
- 17. Storing fruit trees for Christmas presents
- 18. The scratch test - does it work?
- 19. Triploid apple varieties
- 20. Why won't my apple tree produce any apples?
- 21. Windbreaks for orchards
- 22. Is it too cold to plant my new trees?
- 23. Growing apple trees and other fruit trees in the UK climate
- 24. Introduction to Fruit Tree Rootstocks
- 25. Temporary or Permanent Tree Stakes
- 26. Training fruit trees as fans and espaliers
- 1. Aphids
- 2. Bacterial canker
- 3. Canker
- 4. Caterpillar damage
- 5. Codling moth
- 6. Eriophyid mites
- 7. Fireblight
- 8. Frost damage
- 9. Magnesium deficiency
- 10. Peach leaf curl
- 11. Pear leaf blister mite
- 12. Pear rust
- 13. Scab
- 14. The 'Plant Healthy' scheme
- 15. Walnut blister mite
- 1. Apple rootstocks for historical English gardens
- 2. Apple trees for sweet cider and hard cider
- 3. Apples for cooking
- 4. Book reviews
- 5. Do we sell GMO apple varieties?
- 6. Estimating the mature height of fruit trees
- 7. Fruit breeder profiles
- 8. Fruit tree blossom
- 9. Fruit trees featured on TV news or in the media
- 10. How to name your own apple variety
- 11. In praise of the M27 apple rootstock
- 12. Interstems, stem-builders and double-working
- 13. Juicing apples - how to make your own apple juice
- 14. New VVA-1 / Krymsk 1 dwarfing rootstock
- 15. Organic apple trees
- 16. Planting fruit trees near to a house or wall
- 17. Plum tree species - an overview
- 18. RHS Award of Garden Merit
- 19. Rootstock size-class matrix
- 20. Rootstocks for Apple trees
- 21. Rootstocks for Cherry trees
- 22. Rootstocks for Pear and Quince trees
- 23. Rootstocks for Plum trees
- 24. Spindle-bush commercial grade knip fruit trees for sale
- 25. Vitamin C content of apples
- 26. Delicious, Red Delicious, and Golden Delicious
- 27. The Flavour of Russet Apples
- 28. Transplanting semi-mature fruit trees
- 1. About Orange Pippin Fruit Trees
- 2. Christmas 2023
- 3. Copyright statement
- 4. Espalier and Fan-trained fruit trees for sale
- 5. Fruit tree delivery - Western Europe
- 6. Fruit tree delivery UK Highlands & Islands
- 7. Fruit Tree Finder Service
- 8. Fruit tree gift certificates
- 9. Fruit tree planting service - London / M25
- 10. Fruit Tree Propagation Service
- 11. Grants for planting fruit trees from the Tree Council
- 12. Higher Level Stewardship - Traditional Orchards
- 13. Importing trees to the Channel Islands
- 14. Online tools for fruit tree enthusiasts
- 15. On-site fruit tree / orchard pruning course
- 16. Orange Pippin corporate
- 17. Orange Pippin Ltd
- 18. Orchard design service
- 19. Ordering and Delivery of Fruit Trees
- 20. Our new European fruit tree partner
- 21. Pre-ordering fruit trees
- 23. Redeeming a Fruit Tree Gift Certificate
- 24. Refunds
- 25. Terms and Conditions
- 26. UK-grown trees
- 27. When is the best time to order new fruit trees?
- 28. Fruit tree guarantee
- 29. Photos of our fruit trees as supplied from the nursery
RHS Award of Garden Merit varieties
Fruit tree varieties that hold (or have previously held) the RHS Award of Garden Merit. These are varieties that are rated by the RHS as excellent for all-round garden value.
Fruit trees suitable for HLS grant applications
This is a list of fruit trees available as 1-year maidens on vigorous rootstocks, which should comply with the requirements of Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) grant applications.
Self-fertile apple varieties
Apple varieties we sell which are reliably self-fertile or partially self-fertile.
RHS Plants for Pollinators varieties
The RHS Plants for Pollinators initiative shows gardeners which plants and trees are attractive to pollinators because they offer pollen and nectar.
Disease-resistant apple varieties
Traditional apple varieties with good disease-resistance and modern disease-resistant varieties.
Apple varieties which have the acidity and textures needed for use in the kitchen.
Apple varieties which are good pollinators for other apples
Apples and crab-apples which produce widely-compatible or long-lasting pollen, useful for pollinating other apple varieties.
Apple trees for the beginner
Reliable apple varieties which are easy to grow, disease-resistant, good-cropping - ideal for the new apple grower.
Best apple varieties for juicing and pressing
All apples can be juiced, but if you want press your own apple juice these varieties offer the best quality colour and flavour.
Pear trees for beginners
Reliable pear trees which are easy to grow, ideal for beginners.
Plum trees for beginners.
Easy plum trees, ideal for beginners.
Cherry trees for beginners
Self-fertile sweet cherry varieties which should succeed in any spot in full sun.
A list of so-called "black" or dark-skinned cherry varieties.
Fruit trees for North West Scotland
A selection of fruit tree varieties that should survive and be productive in cool temperate maritime climates, such as north-west Scotland, where wind and rain are a particular problem.
Traditional apple trees
A collection of traditional English and Scottish apple varieties from the Victorian era or earlier.
Fruit trees for a north-facing wall
Fruit tree varieties that will tolerate the low-light and cold of a north-facing wall, allowing you to get a crop of fresh fruit even in this difficult situation.
Apple trees for Devon and Cornwall
Apple trees that are suited to the mild damp climate of Devon and Cornwall.