Fruit tree catalogue

Varieties: 9 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners3
Average4
Some needed2

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees9
Cherry trees2
Cider apple trees1
Damson trees1
Pear trees2
Plum trees1

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Tree form


1-year7
2-year1
2-year bush-trained3
Half standard1
Standard 1.75m3
Cordon2
Spindle-bush2

Supplied as


Bare-root9
Pot-grown1

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)5
Medium (semi-dwarf)4
Large (semi-vigorous)7
Full-size (standard)3

Rootstock


M1161
M253
M264
M95
MM1067

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Picking season

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Very early
Early1
Mid4
Late4
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week2
2-3 weeks2
1-2 months2
3 months or more3

Uses


Good for eating fresh8
Good for cooking4
Good for juice6
Good for cider1

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape1

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred8
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
2
36
43
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile1
Partially self-fertile7
Not self-fertile1

Ploidy

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Diploid8
Triploid1

Pollinating others

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Good2
Average6
Poor1

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small1
Average growth5
Slightly large
Large2
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious2
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy5
Good3
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer7
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer2
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening7
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular8
Biennial tendency1

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance5
Some resistance
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates9
Mild / damp climates2
Warm climates4

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good1
Average4
Poor3

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture2

Canker

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Very resistant2
Some resistance14
Neutral
Some susceptibility8
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible2

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Canada1
New Zealand1
United Kingdom5
United States2

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18491
1850 - 18993
1900 - 19494
1950 - 19991
2000

Fruit colour


Crimson1
Green / Red2
Green / Yellow1
Orange / Red1
Orange flush3
Red1

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  • Apple trees
    Cox's Orange Pippin Apple trees

    Cox's Orange Pippin  Best seller

    Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Fiesta Apple trees

    Fiesta®  Best seller

    Fiesta (or Red Pippin) is one of the best Cox-style apples, easy to grow, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Gala Apple trees

    Gala

    Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Golden Delicious Apple trees

    Golden Delicious

    The flavour of home-grown Golden Delicious is far better than its supermarket reputation.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Jonagold Apple trees

    Jonagold

    Jonagold is a high quality American apple, with a good balanced sweet/sharp flavor.  compare
    From £18.95 to £27.95
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • 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 £27.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    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 £18.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Spartan Apple trees

    Spartan

    Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, delicate "vinous" flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Worcester Pearmain Apple trees

    Worcester Pearmain

    Worcester Pearmain is a well-known early-season English apple, noted for its strawberry-like flavours.  compare
    From £18.95 to £37.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating