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Fruit trees for a north-facing wall

Fruit tree varieties that will tolerate the low-light and cold of a north-facing wall, allowing you to get a crop of fresh fruit even in this difficult situation.


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Stock availability

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Form

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Mature size

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Rootstocks

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Supplied as

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Growing

Gardening skill?

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Self-fertility?

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Flowering group?

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Pollinating others?

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Fruit bearing?

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Climate suitability

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Wildlife

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Using

Picking month

Picking season?

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Cropping?

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Keeping (of fruit)?

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Food uses

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Flavour style (apples)

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Cooking result

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Juice style

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Cling-stone

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Problems

Disease resistance?

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Scab?

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Canker

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Mildew?

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Bacterial canker

Silverleaf

Peach leaf curl

Fruit splitting


Identification

Country of origin

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Period of origin

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Flowering month

Flesh colour

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Fruit colour

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Fruit size

Awards

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Varieties list

  • Damson trees

    Blue Violet

    Blue Violet damson trees
    A traditional Westmorland damson variety - unusually sweet and early-ripening for a damson.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Discovery

    Discovery apple trees
    Discovery is the definitive early-season English apple variety, makes a good fruit tree for the garden.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Edda

    Edda plum trees
    A good quality and cold-hardy early-season purple plum from Norway.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Grenadier

    Grenadier apple trees
    Grenadier is an early-season cooking apple, and one of the most foolproof apple varieties.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Katy

    Katy apple trees
    Katy is an attractive and versatile early apple variety from Sweden, very easy to grow.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Keswick Codlin

    Keswick Codlin apple trees
    Keswick Codlin is a popular early-season cooking apple, easy to grow, and productive in most climates.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Reverend W. Wilks

    Reverend W. Wilks apple trees
    A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    RosetteTM

    Rosette apple trees
    Probably the best-flavoured of the pink-fleshed apple varieties, and produces lovely pink juice.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile