Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners21
Average6
Some needed1

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees18
Cherry trees5
Damson trees2
Plum trees3

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year6
2-year20
2-year bush-trained63
Patio-trained35
Half standard19
Cordon16
Fan-trained28
Espalier-trained4
Step-over1

Supplied as


Bare-root
Pot-grown28

Height after 10 years


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

Rootstock


Colt5
MM10618
St.Julien5

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early4
Mid11
Late12
Very late1

Keeping

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Does not keep1
1-3 days5
1 week8
2-3 weeks4
1-2 months8
3 months or more2

Uses


Good for eating fresh24
Good for cooking10
Good for juice9
Good for cider1

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape4

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential1
Full sun preferred19
Tolerates partial shade5
Tolerates north-facing shade3

Flowering group

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1
23
318
47
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile16
Partially self-fertile4
Not self-fertile8

Ploidy

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Diploid28

Pollinating others

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Good6
Average22
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing4
Slightly small1
Average growth16
Slightly large2
Large5
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious7
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy16
Good9
Light3

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer16
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer2
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening24
Fruit drops when ripe1
Ripens over a period3
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular27
Biennial tendency1

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance7
Some resistance1
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates27
Mild / damp climates8
Warm climates3

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good14
Average8
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture11

Canker

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Very resistant1
Some resistance7
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant4
Some resistance5
Neutral
Some susceptibility6
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility4
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant3
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Canada3
Germany 1
New Zealand2
Sweden 1
United Kingdom20
United States1

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 16491
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18492
1850 - 18995
1900 - 19496
1950 - 199911
20003

Fruit colour


Blue - dark3
Green1
Green / Yellow2
Orange / Red3
Orange flush4
Purple1
Red10
Red - dark2
Russet2

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  • Apple trees
    Bountiful Apple trees

    Bountiful

    Bountiful is an easy-to-grow cooking apple, it retains its shape when cooked, fairly sweet for a cooker.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • 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
    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
    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 
  • 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 
  • 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
    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
    Herefordshire Russet Apple trees

    Herefordshire Russet

    Herefordshire Russet is a modern russet apple variety, with an excellent strong Cox-like flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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
    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
    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 
  • 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 
  • Damson trees
    Merryweather Damson trees

    Merryweather  Best seller

    Merryweather is a very popular damson, with unusually large fruit, one of the hardiest of fruit trees.  compare
    From £19.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Morello Cherry trees

    Morello  Best seller

    Morello is a traditional late-season acid or sour-cherry, ideal for cooking with, and can be grown in north-facing situations.  compare
    From £19.45 to £56.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Opal Plum trees

    Opal  Best seller

    Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.  compare
    From £19.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 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
    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
    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 
  • Damson trees
    Shropshire Prune Damson trees

    Shropshire Prune  Best seller

    The definitive English damson, Shropshire Prune has the rich astringent flavour typical of damsons.  compare
    From £19.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Stella Cherry trees

    Stella  Best seller

    If you only want to grow one cherry tree, choose Stella - self-fertile, easy to grow, and a good pollinator.  compare
    From £19.45 to £56.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Summer Sun Cherry trees

    Summer Sun  Best seller

    Summer Sun is productive mid-season cherry, and should ripen even if the summer weather is less than perfect.  compare
    From £19.45 to £56.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Sunburst Cherry trees

    Sunburst

    Sunburst is a large red mid-season cherry with a good sweet mild flavour, and notably easy to pick.  compare
    From £19.45 to £56.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-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 
  • Cherry trees
    Sweetheart Cherry trees

    Sweetheart®  Best seller

    Sweetheart is one of the best-flavoured late-season cherries for the UK climate.  compare
    From £19.45 to £56.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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