Fruit tree catalogue

Varieties: 8 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners4
Average4
Some needed

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees16
Cherry trees6
Pear trees1
Plum trees8

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year3
2-year bush-trained4
Half standard5

Supplied as


Bare-root5
Pot-grown5

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)
Medium (semi-dwarf)2
Large (semi-vigorous)5
Full-size (standard)3

Rootstock


Brompton3
St.Julien5
VVA-12
Wavit1

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early2
Mid4
Late2
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days3
1 week5
2-3 weeks
1-2 months
3 months or more

Uses


Good for eating fresh7
Good for cooking6
Good for juice
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred5
Tolerates partial shade2
Tolerates north-facing shade1

Flowering group

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1
23
32
43
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile6
Partially self-fertile
Not self-fertile2

Ploidy

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Diploid8

Pollinating others

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Good3
Average5
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing
Slightly small
Average growth5
Slightly large
Large3
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy4
Good3
Light1

Fruit bearing

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

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening7
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular8
Biennial tendency

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance2
Some resistance
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates8
Mild / damp climates3
Warm climates1

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good7
Average
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture7

Canker

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Very resistant2
Some resistance6
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant1
Some resistance3
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


France 1
Norway1
United Kingdom4
United States2

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18492
1850 - 18993
1900 - 19492
1950 - 19991
2000

Fruit colour


Blue - dark1
Green - light1
Purple3
Yellow3

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  • Plum trees
    Czar Plum trees

    Czar  Best seller

    Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.  compare
    From £19.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Denniston's Superb Plum trees

    Denniston's Superb

    Denniston's Superb is a gage-like green plum, raised in New York in the 19th century.  compare
    From £19.95 to £33.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Edda Plum trees

    Edda

    A good quality and cold-hardy early-season purple plum from Norway.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Jefferson Plum trees

    Jefferson

    Jefferson is a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Marjorie's Seedling Plum trees

    Marjorie's Seedling  Best seller

    Marjorie's Seedling is an easy to grow, late-season, heavy cropping purple/black plum.  compare
    From £19.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Oullins Golden Gage Plum trees

    Oullins Golden Gage  Best seller

    The flavour of a true gage yet also easy to grow, Oullins Golden Gage is a good first gage tree.  compare
    From £33.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Purple Pershore Plum trees

    Purple Pershore

    Very similar to Yellow Pershore and with the same excellent culinary qualities.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Yellow Pershore Plum trees

    Yellow Pershore

    Also known as Yellow Egg, Yellow Pershore is a self-fertile heavy cropping culinary plum.  compare
    From £19.95 to £33.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking