Fruit tree catalogue

Varieties: 15 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners5
Average10
Some needed

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees15
Cider apple trees2
Pear trees4

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year12
2-year5
2-year bush-trained11
Patio-trained6
Half standard7
Standard 1.75m4
Cordon6
Fan-trained7
Espalier-trained6
Step-over3
Spindle-bush3

Supplied as


Bare-root15
Pot-grown11

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)9
Medium (semi-dwarf)9
Large (semi-vigorous)13
Full-size (standard)4

Rootstock


M1163
M254
M269
M277
M98
MM10613

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early
Mid2
Late10
Very late3

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week1
2-3 weeks2
1-2 months6
3 months or more6

Uses


Good for eating fresh15
Good for cooking6
Good for juice7
Good for cider3

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape4

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential2
Full sun preferred12
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
21
38
45
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile3
Partially self-fertile5
Not self-fertile7

Ploidy

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Diploid14
Triploid1

Pollinating others

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Good5
Average9
Poor1

Vigour

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Weak growing2
Slightly small1
Average growth8
Slightly large1
Large2
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious4
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy7
Good7
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer13
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer2
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening10
Fruit drops when ripe1
Ripens over a period
Persistent1

Bearing regularity

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Regular11
Biennial tendency2

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance3
Some resistance2
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates13
Mild / damp climates
Warm climates7

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good1
Average8
Poor2

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture1

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant18
Some resistance19
Neutral
Some susceptibility15
Very susceptible3

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance3
Neutral
Some susceptibility4
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Australia1
Canada2
France 1
New Zealand1
Switzerland1
United Kingdom7
United States2

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18491
1850 - 18995
1900 - 19492
1950 - 19996
20001

Fruit colour


Crimson1
Green1
Green / Yellow2
Orange / Red3
Orange flush6
Red1
Red / Green1

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  • Apple trees
    Braeburn Apple trees

    Braeburn

    Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees

    Eden®

    A new dual-purpose apple which has a naturally non-browning flesh, ideal for salads and fresh apple juice.  compare
    From £28.45 to £32.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | 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
    Granny Smith Apple trees

    Granny Smith

    Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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
    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
    King of the Pippins Apple trees

    King of the Pippins

    A popular and versatile dual-purpose apple, widely grown in the Victorian era.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    King's Acre Pippin Apple trees

    King's Acre Pippin

    A traditional late-season English apple with a robust flavour.  compare
    From £31.95
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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
    Limelight Apple trees

    Limelight

    Limelight is an attractive green mid-season dessert apple, ideal for gardens.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Little Pax Apple trees

    Little PaxTM

    A new English apple variety, recently discovered on the Isle of Wight - but its appearance and flavour hark back to the Victorian era.  compare
    From £18.95 to £37.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Red Falstaff Apple trees

    Red Falstaff®  Best seller

    Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Rubinette Rosso Apple trees

    Rubinette Rosso  Best seller

    Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a lovely balanced sweet / sharp flavour.  compare
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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
    Winter Gem Apple trees

    Winter Gem

    Winter Gem is a late-season apple variety with a very good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £26.95 to £32.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating