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Fruit trees for North West Scotland

A selection of fruit tree varieties that should survive and be productive in cool temperate maritime climates, such as north-west Scotland, where wind and rain are a particular problem.


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Form

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Mature size

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Growing

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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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Using

Picking month

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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

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Scab?

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Canker

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Mildew?

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Bacterial canker

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Silverleaf

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Peach leaf curl

Fruit splitting


Identification

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Flowering month

Flesh colour

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Fruit colour

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Fruit size

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Awards

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Varieties list

  • Apple trees

    Bardsey

    Bardsey apple trees
    A hardy disease-resistant apple, discovered growing on an island off the west coast of Wales.
    £19.95 - £39.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Belle de Louvain

    Belle de Louvain plum trees
    Belle de Louvain is a large purple culinary plum, useful because it can be grown on north-facing walls.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Blaison Red

    Blaison Red is one of the best plum varieties for making plum jam.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • 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

    Charles Ross

    Charles Ross apple trees
    Charles Ross is a very attractive classic English dual-purpose apple.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Czar

    Czar plum trees
    Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • 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.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • 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.
    £19.95 - £39.50buy
    • 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.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Kea

    • Picking season: Mid
    • 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.
    £19.95buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Damson trees

    Merryweather

    Merryweather damson trees
    Merryweather is a very popular damson, with unusually large fruit, one of the hardiest of fruit trees.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Crab apple trees

    NUVAR® Marble

    A modern English crab-apple, with large fruits, ideal for early-season crab-apple jelly.
    £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Crab apple trees

    Pink Glow

    Malus Dolgo, also known as Pink Glow, offers early-season white flowers and very attractive dark pink fruits. It is exceptionally cold-hardy.
    £25.00 - £44.50buy
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Red Devil

    Red Devil apple trees
    Red Devil is a good apple variety for the UK garden, and produces a sweet red-tinted juice.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Red Windsor®

    Red Windsor apple trees
    Red Windsor is one of the easiest to grow of all dessert apple trees, and with a pleasant apple flavour.
    £19.95 - £59.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: 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.
    £19.95 - £60.50buy
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Saint Edmund's Russet

    Saint Edmund's Russet apple trees
    Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Saturn

    Saturn apple trees
    An attractive modern English apple, crisp flesh and an excellent flavour.
    £19.95 - £39.50buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Damson trees

    Shropshire Prune

    Shropshire Prune damson trees
    The definitive English damson, Shropshire Prune has the rich astringent flavour typical of damsons.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Stirling Castle

    A traditional Scottish cooker from the Victorian era, with a good sharp flavour.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile