Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners1
Average1
Some needed

Fruit tree categories

Cherry trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


Patio-trained2

Supplied as


Bare-root
Pot-grown2

Height after 10 years


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

Rootstock


Brompton11
Colt7
Dwarf1
F12/15
Gisela 510
M11613
M2528
M2637
M2728
M926
MM10673
MM1116
own-roots2
Pyrodwarf5
Pyrus c.7
Quince A24
Quince Eline7
Semi-vigorous21
St.Julien52
Torinel1
VVA-118
Wavit11

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early
Mid1
Late1
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep1
1-3 days1
1 week
2-3 weeks
1-2 months
3 months or more

Uses


Good for eating fresh1
Good for cooking1
Good for juice
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


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

Flowering group

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1
2
31
41
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile2
Partially self-fertile
Not self-fertile

Ploidy

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Diploid1

Pollinating others

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Good1
Average1
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small
Average growth1
Slightly large
Large
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy
Good2
Light

Fruit bearing

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

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening1
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular2
Biennial tendency

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance
Some resistance
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates1
Mild / damp climates
Warm climates

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good1
Average1
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture1

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

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 resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


United Kingdom1

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 16491
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 1849
1850 - 1899
1900 - 1949
1950 - 1999
2000

Fruit colour


Red - dark1

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