Fruit tree catalogue

Varieties: 37 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners18
Average16
Some needed3

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees37
Cider apple trees5
Pear trees11
Perry pear trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year29
2-year7
2-year bush-trained19
Patio-trained7
Half standard8
Standard 1.75m11
Cordon7
Fan-trained1
Spindle-bush1

Supplied as


Bare-root32
Pot-grown17

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)11
Medium (semi-dwarf)17
Large (semi-vigorous)28
Full-size (standard)12

Rootstock


M1166
M2512
M2617
M277
M910
MM10628
MM1112

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Picking season

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Very early1
Early5
Mid9
Late21
Very late1

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days1
1 week4
2-3 weeks13
1-2 months9
3 months or more10

Uses


Good for eating fresh29
Good for cooking15
Good for juice21
Good for cider4

Cooking result


Puree8
Textured puree1
Keeps shape3

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred29
Tolerates partial shade7
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
27
319
411
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile5
Partially self-fertile8
Not self-fertile24

Ploidy

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Diploid30
Triploid6
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good1
Average26
Poor9

Vigour

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Weak growing2
Slightly small5
Average growth20
Slightly large3
Large5
Very large2

Precocity

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Precocious7
Slow to start bearing2

Cropping


Heavy15
Good18
Light3

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer27
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer10
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening24
Fruit drops when ripe2
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular30
Biennial tendency6

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance8
Some resistance3
Susceptible7

Can be grown in


Temperate climates36
Mild / damp climates26
Warm climates5

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good26
Average9
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture19

Canker

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Very resistant2
Some resistance12
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant18
Some resistance19
Neutral
Some susceptibility15
Very susceptible3

Mildew

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Very resistant2
Some resistance12
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Germany 2
New Zealand1
United Kingdom33
United States1

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 17492
1750 - 17993
1800 - 18493
1850 - 18999
1900 - 19496
1950 - 19998
20006

Fruit colour


Green2
Green - light1
Green / Red4
Green / Yellow1
Orange / Red7
Orange flush7
Red9
Russet4
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 £19.50 to £28.45
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    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 £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • 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
    Blenheim Orange Apple trees

    Blenheim Orange

    Blenheim Orange is a classic English dual-purpose apple, useful for dessert and culinary purposes.  compare
    From £18.95 to £37.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Bramley 20 Apple trees

    Bramley 20  Best seller

    Bramley 20 is a naturally smaller version of Bramley's Seedling (the apples are the same size though).  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Bramley's Seedling Apple trees

    Bramley's Seedling  Best seller

    Bramley is the essential English cooking apple, famous for its rich sharp acidity.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • 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 £18.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Charles Ross Apple trees

    Charles Ross

    Charles Ross is a very attractive classic English dual-purpose apple.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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
    Egremont Russet Apple trees

    Egremont Russet  Best seller

    Egremont Russet is the most popular English russet variety, and a good apple tree for the garden.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Honeycrisp Apple trees

    Honeycrisp  Best seller

    Honeycrisp is an American cold-hardy disease-resistant apple - it shows just how good modern apples have become.  compare
    From £19.50 to £32.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Jupiter Apple trees

    Jupiter

    Jupiter is a popular Cox-style apple with a slightly stronger flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees

    Lady Henniker

    A well-regarded Victorian dual-purpose apple, easy to grow.  compare
    From £31.95
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Lane's Prince Albert Apple trees

    Lane's Prince Albert

    A classic Victorian cooking apple. Plenty of juicy acidity and stores well.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • 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
    Lord Derby Apple trees

    Lord Derby

    Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • 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
    Meridian Apple trees

    Meridian

    Meridian is a little known modern English apple, heavy crops, easy to grow, and excellent flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 3
    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
    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
    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
    Pitmaston Pine Apple Apple trees

    Pitmaston Pine Apple

    A small English 18th century apple with a distinctive fruity pineapple-like flavour.  compare
    From £31.95
    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 £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Red Windsor Apple trees

    Red Windsor®  Best seller

    Red Windsor is one of the easiest to grow of all dessert apple trees, and with a pleasant apple flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Reverend W. Wilks Apple trees

    Reverend W. Wilks

    A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.  compare
    From £18.95 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
    Saturn Apple trees

    Saturn

    An attractive modern English apple, crisp flesh and an excellent flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Scrumptious Apple trees

    Scrumptious®  Best seller

    Scumptious is a modern award-winning early-season English dessert apple.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • 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 £55.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice