Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners5
Average2
Some needed2

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees4
Cherry trees2
Damson trees1
Peach trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year47
2-year6
2-year bush-trained31
Patio-trained12
Half standard8
Cordon5
Fan-trained9
Spindle-bush6

Supplied as


Bare-root
Pot-grown9

Height after 10 years


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

Rootstock


Colt2
MM1064
St.Julien3

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early1
Mid4
Late4
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep1
1-3 days3
1 week2
2-3 weeks
1-2 months2
3 months or more1

Uses


Good for eating fresh7
Good for cooking3
Good for juice
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape1

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential2
Full sun preferred4
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade2

Flowering group

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1
2
34
43
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile6
Partially self-fertile1
Not self-fertile2

Ploidy

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Diploid9

Pollinating others

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Good3
Average6
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small
Average growth4
Slightly large
Large2
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious1
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy5
Good4
Light

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer3
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer1
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening8
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular9
Biennial tendency

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance2
Some resistance
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates7
Mild / damp climates1
Warm climates1

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good3
Average2
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture2

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant1
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Canada1
China1
United Kingdom6
United States1

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 16491
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18491
1850 - 18991
1900 - 19492
1950 - 19992
20002

Fruit colour


Blue - dark1
Green / Yellow1
Orange / Red2
Orange flush1
Red1
Red - dark2
Russet1

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  • 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
    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 
  • 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 
  • Peach trees
    Peregrine Peach trees

    Peregrine  Best seller

    Peregrine is the best flavoured white-flesh peach for the UK climate.  compare
    From £25.95 to £57.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Peach trees
    Saturn Peach trees

    Saturn  Best seller

    Saturn is a distinctive flat peach also known as a donut peach or Chinese peach.  compare
    From £26.45 to £57.95
    self-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 
  • 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