Fruit tree catalogue

Varieties: 3 | Clear all

Gardening skill

?
Suitable for beginners
Average2
Some needed1

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees3

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year3
2-year1
2-year bush-trained1
Half standard1
Standard 1.75m1
Cordon1
Spindle-bush1

Supplied as


Bare-root3
Pot-grown1

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)2
Medium (semi-dwarf)2
Large (semi-vigorous)2
Full-size (standard)1

Rootstock


M1161
M251
M262
M92
MM1062

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early
Mid2
Late1
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week
2-3 weeks1
1-2 months1
3 months or more1

Uses


Good for eating fresh3
Good for cooking2
Good for juice2
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape1

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred3
Tolerates partial shade
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
2
31
42
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile1
Partially self-fertile1
Not self-fertile1

Ploidy

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Diploid2
Triploid1

Pollinating others

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Good
Average2
Poor1

Vigour

?
Weak growing1
Slightly small
Average growth1
Slightly large
Large1
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious1
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy
Good1
Light2

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer3
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening3
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular2
Biennial tendency1

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance1
Some resistance
Susceptible1

Can be grown in


Temperate climates3
Mild / damp climates
Warm climates1

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good
Average1
Poor2

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture

Canker

?
Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant19
Some resistance19
Neutral
Some susceptibility15
Very susceptible3

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


France 1
New Zealand1
United Kingdom1

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 17991
1800 - 18491
1850 - 1899
1900 - 19491
1950 - 1999
2000

Fruit colour


Orange / Red1
Orange flush2

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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
    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
    Orleans Reinette Apple trees

    Orleans Reinette

    Orleans Reinette is a traditional French apple variety, and remains popular for its old-fashioned flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking