Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners5
Average3
Some needed1

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees9

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year133
2-year42
2-year bush-trained115
Patio-trained21
Half standard64
Standard 1.75m29
Cordon9
Fan-trained18
Espalier-trained9
Spindle-bush13

Supplied as


Bare-root
Pot-grown9

Height after 10 years


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

Rootstock


MM1069

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early1
Mid2
Late5
Very late1

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week2
2-3 weeks
1-2 months6
3 months or more1

Uses


Good for eating fresh9
Good for cooking1
Good for juice2
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential1
Full sun preferred7
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
22
35
42
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile5
Partially self-fertile2
Not self-fertile2

Ploidy

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Diploid9

Pollinating others

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Good
Average9
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing2
Slightly small
Average growth6
Slightly large1
Large
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious2
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy4
Good4
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer8
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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Regular8
Biennial tendency1

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance2
Some resistance
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates9
Mild / damp climates1
Warm climates1

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good2
Average6
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture2

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant3
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


New Zealand1
United Kingdom8

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18491
1850 - 18992
1900 - 1949
1950 - 19994
20002

Fruit colour


Orange / Red2
Orange flush2
Red3
Russet2

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  • 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 
  • 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
    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
    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
    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