Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners3
Average
Some needed1

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees4

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-grown4

Height after 10 years


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

Rootstock


MM1064

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early1
Mid2
Late1
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week2
2-3 weeks
1-2 months2
3 months or more

Uses


Good for eating fresh4
Good for cooking2
Good for juice2
Good for cider1

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred3
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
21
33
4
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile2
Partially self-fertile
Not self-fertile2

Ploidy

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Diploid4

Pollinating others

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Good1
Average3
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small1
Average growth1
Slightly large
Large1
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious1
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy3
Good
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer4
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening2
Fruit drops when ripe1
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular4
Biennial tendency

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance1
Some resistance
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates4
Mild / damp climates2
Warm climates

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good2
Average1
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture2

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Sweden 1
United Kingdom3

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18491
1850 - 1899
1900 - 19491
1950 - 19991
20001

Fruit colour


Orange flush2
Red2

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