Fruit tree catalogue

Varieties: 16 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners7
Average8
Some needed1

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees16
Cherry trees6
Pear trees1
Plum trees8

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year12
2-year3
2-year bush-trained9
Patio-trained4
Half standard5
Standard 1.75m5
Cordon5
Fan-trained1

Supplied as


Bare-root12
Pot-grown7

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)7
Medium (semi-dwarf)6
Large (semi-vigorous)11
Full-size (standard)6

Rootstock


M1162
M256
M266
M274
M96
MM10611

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Picking season

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Very early1
Early4
Mid3
Late7
Very late1

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days1
1 week2
2-3 weeks5
1-2 months4
3 months or more4

Uses


Good for eating fresh13
Good for cooking6
Good for juice9
Good for cider2

Cooking result


Puree3
Textured puree
Keeps shape2

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred11
Tolerates partial shade5
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
25
36
45
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile2
Partially self-fertile7
Not self-fertile7

Ploidy

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Diploid15
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good1
Average11
Poor3

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small3
Average growth7
Slightly large3
Large2
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious5
Slow to start bearing1

Cropping


Heavy7
Good7
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer11
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer5
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening9
Fruit drops when ripe3
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular12
Biennial tendency3

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance6
Some resistance4
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates15
Mild / damp climates13
Warm climates1

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good11
Average5
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture8

Canker

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Very resistant2
Some resistance14
Neutral
Some susceptibility8
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant6
Some resistance8
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant1
Some resistance6
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Germany 1
United Kingdom15

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 17992
1800 - 1849
1850 - 18996
1900 - 19494
1950 - 19992
20002

Fruit colour


Green / Red1
Orange / Red3
Orange flush6
Red4
Russet2

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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 £19.50 to £28.45
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Bardsey Apple trees

    Bardsey

    A hardy disease-resistant apple, discovered growing on an island off the west coast of Wales.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Beauty of Bath Apple trees

    Beauty of Bath

    One of the earliest English apples, ripening in early August.  compare
    From £19.50 to £31.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Very early-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 £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Cornish Aromatic Apple trees

    Cornish Aromatic

    An attractive late-season apple from Cornwall, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 2
    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 
  • Apple trees
    Discovery Apple trees

    Discovery  Best seller

    Discovery is the definitive early-season English apple variety, makes a good fruit tree for the garden.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    James Grieve Apple trees

    James Grieve  Best seller

    James Grieve is the classic Scottish cooking apple. It can also be eaten fresh, and is excellent for juice.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Laxton's Superb Apple trees

    Laxton's Superb

    Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Lord Lambourne Apple trees

    Lord Lambourne

    Lord Lambourne is a popular versatile garden apple variety, with a good balance of sweet and sharp flavours.  compare
    From £27.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Newton Wonder Apple trees

    Newton Wonder

    A traditional English cooking apple, a good alternative to Bramley.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • 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
    Reverend W. Wilks Apple trees

    Reverend W. Wilks

    A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • 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 £18.95 to £37.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Saint Edmund's Russet Apple trees

    Saint Edmund's Russet

    Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice | 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 £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice