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Fruit trees suitable for HLS grant applications

This is a list of fruit trees available as 1-year maidens on vigorous rootstocks, which should comply with the requirements of Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) grant applications.


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  • Apple trees

    Adams Pearmain

    Adams Pearmain apple trees
    Adams' Pearmain is a popular Victorian-era English apple with a distinctive 'pearmain' shape.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Beauty of Bath

    Beauty of Bath apple trees
    One of the earliest English apples, ripening in early August.
    • Picking season: Very early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Blaisdon Red

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

    Blenheim Orange

    Blenheim Orange apple trees
    Blenheim Orange is a classic English dual-purpose apple, useful for dessert and culinary purposes.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Bramley's Seedling

    Bramley's Seedling apple trees
    Bramley is the essential English cooking apple, famous for its rich sharp acidity.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Cox's Orange Pippin

    Cox's Orange Pippin apple trees
    Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.
    • 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.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Howgate Wonder

    Howgate Wonder apple trees
    Howgate Wonder is a large cooking apple which keeps well. Produces an excellent sharp juice.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    James Grieve

    James Grieve apple trees
    James Grieve is the classic Scottish dual-purpose apple. It can be eaten fresh, and is also excellent for juicing and cooking.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Cherry trees

    Knight's Early Black

    Knight's Early Black cherry trees
    A traditional English early-season black cherry
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Laxton's Superb

    Laxton's Superb apple trees
    Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Lord Derby

    Lord Derby apple trees
    Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Lord Lambourne

    Lord Lambourne apple trees
    Lord Lambourne is a popular versatile garden apple variety, with a good balance of sweet and sharp flavours.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Cherry trees

    Napoleon Bigarreau

    Napoleon Bigarreau cherry trees
    A traditional white cherry, with an excellent flavour and appearance.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Newton Wonder

    Newton Wonder apple trees
    A traditional English cooking apple, a good alternative to Bramley.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
  • Plum trees

    Old Green Gage

    Old Green Gage plum trees
    The definitive gage - Old Green Gage is arguably the best-flavoured of any plum variety.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Peasgood's Nonsuch

    Peasgood's Nonsuch apple trees
    Peasgood Nonsuch is a highly-regarded old-fashioned English cooking apple.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Queen's Crown

    Queen's Crown plum trees
    Queen's Crown is a dual-purpose red plum with a good sweet flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Sanctus Hubertus

    Sanctus Hubertus plum trees
    One of the best cropping early-season plums.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
  • Apple trees

    Scotch Bridget

    Scotch Bridget apple trees
    A popular Scottish cooking apple, well-suited to damp wet conditions.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Victoria

    Victoria plum trees
    Victoria is the definitive English plum, attractive fruit, good for eating, outstanding flavour for cooking.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Apple trees

    Warner's King

    Warner's King apple trees
    An 18th century English cooker which remains popular. Cooks to a sharp-flavoured puree.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile