Fruit tree catalogue

Varieties: 44 | Clear all
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Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners10
Average31
Some needed3

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees26
Cider apple trees5
Pear trees10
Perry pear trees3

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year23
2-year3
2-year bush-trained17
Patio-trained7
Half standard8
Standard 1.75m12
Cordon7
Fan-trained7

Supplied as


Bare-root32
Pot-grown15

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)8
Medium (semi-dwarf)12
Large (semi-vigorous)26
Full-size (standard)16

Rootstock


M1162
M258
M268
M274
M98
Malus seedling3
MM10619
MM1112
Pyrodwarf3
Pyrus c.5
Quince A7
Quince Eline4

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Picking season

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Very early
Early7
Mid7
Late25
Very late4

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week6
2-3 weeks13
1-2 months9
3 months or more10

Uses


Good for eating fresh29
Good for cooking15
Good for juice17
Good for cider10

Cooking result


Puree5
Textured puree2
Keeps shape4

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred41
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade1

Flowering group

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11
25
321
414
52
61

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile6
Partially self-fertile8
Not self-fertile30

Ploidy

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Diploid37
Triploid6
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good1
Average33
Poor10

Vigour

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Weak growing7
Slightly small4
Average growth19
Slightly large5
Large8
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious13
Slow to start bearing4

Cropping


Heavy20
Good21
Light3

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer33
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer4
Tip-bearer2

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening23
Fruit drops when ripe3
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular35
Biennial tendency8

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance9
Some resistance2
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates41
Mild / damp climates24
Warm climates7

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good22
Average14
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture14

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance12
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant34
Some resistance44
Neutral
Some susceptibility31
Very susceptible6

Mildew

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Very resistant2
Some resistance8
Neutral
Some susceptibility4
Very susceptible1

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Belgium 3
France 4
Germany 2
New Zealand1
United Kingdom33
United States1

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 15991
1600 - 16491
1650 - 1699
1700 - 17491
1750 - 17994
1800 - 18499
1850 - 18997
1900 - 19499
1950 - 19994
20006

Fruit colour


Crimson1
Green1
Green - light3
Green / Red3
Green / Yellow5
Orange / Red5
Orange flush10
Red3
Red - dark1
Red / Green1
Russet5
Yellow / Orange1
Yellow / Red1

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  • Apple trees
    Annie Elizabeth Apple trees

    Annie Elizabeth

    A traditional English cooking apple, with a sweet flavour, which keeps its shape when cooked.  compare
    From £18.95 to £27.45
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Ashmead's Kernel Apple trees

    Ashmead's Kernel

    A versatile English 17th century russet apple, Ashmead's Kernel is noted for its distinctive pear-like flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees

    Ballerina Samba®

    One of the best-flavoured Ballerina minarette-type apple varieties.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Pear trees
    Beth Pear trees

    Beth  Best seller

    An easy and reliable early-season pear, with a very good melting flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £32.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Beurre Hardy Pear trees

    Beurre Hardy

    A classic French pear with a very good flavour, but grows best in a warm sheltered situation.  compare
    From £18.95 to £36.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Black Worcester Pear trees

    Black Worcester

    The oldest true English pear, 16th century or earlier. Ideal for stewed pears.  compare
    From £18.95 to £36.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Bright Future Apple trees

    Bright Future  Best seller

    An excellent late-season English apple with a very good sweet/sharp flavour and crisp hard flesh.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Christmas Pippin Apple trees

    Christmas Pippin®  Best seller

    Christmas Pippin is a new high-yielding Cox-style apple, discovered as a chance seedling tree.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Conference Pear trees

    Conference  Best seller

    A popular and reliable English pear, Conference is perfectly suited to the English climate.  compare
    From £18.95 to £36.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    D'Arcy Spice Apple trees

    D'Arcy Spice

    An old English apple variety, yet with a unique flavour and many unusual qualities.  compare
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Cider apple trees
    Dabinett Cider apple trees

    Dabinett  Best seller

    Dabinett is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    From £18.95 to £35.95
    Flowering: 6self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Pear trees
    Durondeau Pear trees

    Durondeau

    An attractive Belgian pear from the early 19th century, with a good sweet flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees

    Early Victoria

    An early-season cooking apple from Cambridgeshire, often used for jam-making, and easy to grow.  compare
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Fondante d'Automne Pear trees

    Fondante d'Automne

    An old fashioned French pear with a notably sweet flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cider apple trees
    Genet Moyle Cider apple trees

    Genet Moyle

    A traditional English bittersharp cider variety, which is also a good cooking apple.  compare
    Flowering: 2(triploid)
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Golden Noble Apple trees

    Golden Noble

    A traditional English cooker, popular in Victorian times, and an attractive tree for the garden.  compare
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Golden Russet Apple trees

    Golden Russet

    Golden Russet is an antique apple from New York, considered the best-flavored of American russets.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Perry pear trees
    Hendre Huffcap Perry pear trees

    Hendre Huffcap

    A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.  compare
    From £29.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Pear trees
    Josephine de Malines Pear trees

    Josephine de Malines

    A classic 19th century winter pear with a high quality flavour.  compare
    From £29.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Perry pear trees
    Judge Amphlet Perry pear trees

    Judge Amphlet

    A popular English perry pear variety producing a light, low-tannin juice.  compare
    From £29.45
    Flowering: 1
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Apple trees
    Jupiter Apple trees

    Jupiter

    Jupiter is a popular Cox-style apple with a slightly stronger flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Kidd's Orange Red Apple trees

    Kidd's Orange Red  Best seller

    Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees

    Lady Henniker

    A well-regarded Victorian dual-purpose apple, easy to grow.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Laxton's Fortune Apple trees

    Laxton's Fortune

    A quietly popular Edwardian era Cox-style apple, developed by the Laxton Brothers Nursery.  compare
    From £26.95 to £29.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Lord Hindlip Apple trees

    Lord Hindlip

    A late-Victorian era English apple, and one of the longest-keepers.  compare
    From £29.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear trees

    Louise Bonne of Jersey

    An attractive red-flushed French pear variety with sweet melting flesh.  compare
    From £18.95 to £26.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Meridian Apple trees

    Meridian

    Meridian is a little known modern English apple, heavy crops, easy to grow, and excellent flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Cider apple trees
    Michelin Cider apple trees

    Michelin

    Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    From £18.95 to £29.45
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Apple trees
    Newton Wonder Apple trees

    Newton Wonder

    A traditional English cooking apple, a good alternative to Bramley.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Onward Pear trees

    Onward

    Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.  compare
    From £18.95 to £36.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Peasgood's Nonsuch Apple trees

    Peasgood's Nonsuch

    Peasgood Nonsuch is a highly-regarded old-fashioned English cooking apple.  compare
    From £18.45 to £29.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Pinova Apple trees

    Pinova

    An attractive disease-resistant dessert apple, capable of producing good clean fruit without chemical sprays.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Red Devil Apple trees

    Red Devil  Best seller

    Red Devil is a good apple variety for the UK garden, and produces a sweet red-tinted juice.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Redsleeves Apple trees

    Redsleeves

    A sweet scab-resistant apple, developed specifically to be easy for the gardener.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Reverend W. Wilks Apple trees

    Reverend W. Wilks

    A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.  compare
    From £18.45 to £30.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Rosemary Russet Apple trees

    Rosemary Russet

    A classic English russet apple, but not as well known as its Victorian contemporaries.  compare
    From £18.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Rosette Apple trees

    Rosette®  Best seller

    Probably the best-flavoured of the pink-fleshed apple varieties, and produces lovely pink juice.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Cider apple trees
    Somerset Redstreak Cider apple trees

    Somerset Redstreak

    An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.  compare
    From £18.95 to £29.45
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Apple trees
    Sunset Apple trees

    Sunset  Best seller

    Sunset is a popular garden alternative to Cox, easier to grow, with a sweet aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £18.45 to £55.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Tickled Pink Apple trees

    Tickled Pink®

    A new red-fleshed apple variety, with attractive crimson blossom, also known as Baya® Marisa.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.00
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Cider apple trees
    Tom Putt Cider apple trees

    Tom Putt

    An old traditional English cider variety with a sharp juice, which can also be used for cooking.  compare
    From £18.95 to £29.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Tydeman's Late Orange Apple trees

    Tydeman's Late Orange

    An excellent late-season Cox-style aromatic apple.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Pear trees
    Winter Nelis Pear trees

    Winter Nelis

    A late-season dessert pear from Belgium, with an excellent sweet flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £32.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Perry pear trees
    Yellow Huffcap Perry pear trees

    Yellow Huffcap

    A popular English perry pear. Produces a good quality low-tannin / medium-acid perry.  compare
    From £29.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: -season
    Uses: Cider