Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners6
Average38
Some needed11

Fruit tree categories

Almond trees2
Apple trees8
Apricot trees2
Asian pear trees3
Cherry trees2
Cider apple trees4
Crab apple trees7
Damson trees1
Fig trees3
Hazel trees4
Medlar trees3
Mulberry trees4
Nectarine trees1
Peach trees1
Pear trees1
Plum trees3
Quince trees1
Saskatoon bushes2
Walnut trees5

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year168
2-year28
2-year bush-trained85
Patio-trained9
Half standard55
Standard 1.75m36
Cordon21
Fan-trained1
Espalier-trained1
Spindle-bush12

Supplied as


Bare-root187
Pot-grown100

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)27
Medium (semi-dwarf)69
Large (semi-vigorous)182
Full-size (standard)53

Rootstock


Brompton8
Colt8
Dwarf1
F12/14
Gisela 59
Gisela 61
M11622
M2526
M2634
M274
M925
MM10669
MM1117
own-roots2
Pyrodwarf4
Pyrus c.11
Quince A25
Quince Eline9
Semi-vigorous17
St.Julien53
VVA-117
Wavit12

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early9
Mid10
Late28
Very late4

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days9
1 week5
2-3 weeks4
1-2 months8
3 months or more12

Uses


Good for eating fresh38
Good for cooking31
Good for juice5
Good for cider5

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape2

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential12
Full sun preferred35
Tolerates partial shade5
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
27
315
46
53
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile30
Partially self-fertile4
Not self-fertile21

Ploidy

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Diploid43
Triploid3
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good10
Average31
Poor5

Vigour

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Weak growing9
Slightly small5
Average growth19
Slightly large9
Large7
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious15
Slow to start bearing2

Cropping


Heavy15
Good22
Light13

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer15
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer
Tip-bearer1

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening15
Fruit drops when ripe3
Ripens over a period4
Persistent2

Bearing regularity

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Regular43
Biennial tendency3

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance3
Some resistance3
Susceptible3

Can be grown in


Temperate climates48
Mild / damp climates10
Warm climates27

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good20
Average13
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture10

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance5
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant1
Some resistance6
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant2
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant1
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Belgium 2
Canada5
France 5
Germany 1
Netherlands 1
New Zealand2
Norway1
Russia1
Switzerland1
United Kingdom15
United States4

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 17993
1800 - 18492
1850 - 18993
1900 - 19497
1950 - 199915
20001

Fruit colour


Black2
Blue - dark1
Brown3
Gold2
Green9
Green - light1
Green / Yellow1
Orange2
Orange / Red8
Orange flush2
Purple2
Red7
Red - dark2
Russet1
Yellow2

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  • Quince trees

    Aromatnaya

    A heavy-cropping Russian quince, for cooking and eating fresh.  compare
    From £37.45
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Asian pear trees

    Benita Rafzas®

    Benita Rafzas is an unusual cross between an Asian and European pear.  compare
    From £33.45
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apricot trees

    Bergeron

    Bergeron is the classic French apricot variety, and a common sight in French summer markets.  compare
    From £25.95 to £30.45
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Walnut trees

    Broadview  Best seller

    Broadview is the best Walnut variety for the UK climate.  compare
    From £34.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Walnut trees

    Buccaneer

    Another good Walnut variety for the UK climate.  compare
    From £34.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Hazel trees
    Butler Hazel trees

    Butler

    Butler is a relatively new hazel, with heavy crops of large hazel nuts.  compare
    Pick: -season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Mulberry trees

    Carman

    An unusual mulberry, with large sweet white fruits. Carman starts fruiting at a much younger age than other mulberries.  compare
    From £41.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    D'Arcy Spice Apple trees

    D'Arcy Spice

    An old English apple variety, yet with a unique flavour and many unusual qualities.  compare
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Fig trees

    Dalmatie

    A large green-fruited fig with pretty foliage.  compare
    From £26.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apricot trees
    Early Moorpark Apricot trees

    Early Moorpark

    A traditional English apricot from the 19th century.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Edda Plum trees

    Edda

    A good quality and cold-hardy early-season purple plum from Norway.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Hazel trees
    Ennis Hazel trees

    Ennis

    Ennis has become one the top commercial hazel varieties, very high yields, and good flavour.  compare
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Walnut trees

    Fernette

    A modern French Walnut variety with high-quality nuts.  compare
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Medlar trees

    Flanders Giant

    One of the largest-fruited medlars, with attractive blossom and autumnal colours.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Fondante d'Automne Pear trees

    Fondante d'Automne

    An old fashioned French pear with a notably sweet flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Walnut trees

    Franquette

    Franquette is a late-season thin-shelled Walnut.  compare
    From £26.95
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Galloway Pippin Apple trees

    Galloway Pippin

    A traditional Scottish cooking apple which keeps its shape when cooked.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Peach trees
    Garden Lady Peach trees

    Garden Lady

    Garden Lady is a slow-growing dwarf peach variety, ideal for pot culture.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Hazel trees
    Gunslebert Hazel trees

    Gunslebert

    Gunslebert is a modern hazel variety, an excellent choice for the garden or small orchard.  compare
    partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Idared Apple trees

    Idared

    Idared is a popular American late-season apple variety, notable for its excellent keeping qualities.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Mulberry trees

    Illinois Everbearing

    An American hybrid mulberry, producing long black fruits from an early age.  compare
    From £41.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: -season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Almond trees
    Ingrid Almond trees

    Ingrid  Best seller

    Ingrid is the best Almond tree for the UK climate, suitable for the warmer and drier areas of the UK.  compare
    From £23.95 to £36.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Fig trees

    Jordan

    A precocious red-fruited fig.  compare
    From £26.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees

    Jumbo

    A dual-purpose apple, named for the exceptionally large size of its fruits.  compare
    From £31.50
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Jupiter Apple trees

    Jupiter

    Jupiter is a popular Cox-style apple with a slightly stronger flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Hazel trees

    Kentish Cob

    The traditional English cob-nut, still grown commercially in Kent.  compare
    Pick: -season
    Uses:
  • Damson trees

    King of the Damsons

    A traditional 19th century English damson from Nottinghamshire. Also widely-known as Bradley's King.  compare
    From £19.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    King's Acre Pippin Apple trees

    King's Acre Pippin

    A traditional late-season English apple with a robust flavour.  compare
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Asian pear trees

    Kumoi

    One of the most popular Asian pears, with a firm flesh and sweet flavour.  compare
    From £32.95
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Walnut trees

    Lara

    An early-ripening French Walnut variety.  compare
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Donald Wyman Crab apple trees

    Malus Donald Wyman

    A white-flowered crab-apple notable for its very persistent small red fruits.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Floribunda Crab apple trees

    Malus Floribunda

    An attractive spreading crab-apple tree with white blossom and red / yellow fruits.  compare
    From £23.95 to £40.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Golden Gem Crab apple trees

    Malus Golden Gem

    Golden Gem has bright white blossom followed by yellow crab apples.  compare
    From £19.95 to £36.45
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Harry Baker Crab apple trees

    Malus Harry Baker

    Malus Harry Baker is a useful culinary crab-apple with deep pink flowers and dark-red fruits.  compare
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Jelly King Crab apple trees

    Malus Jelly King®  Best seller

    A compact crab apple, with unusually large persistent fruits - excellent for crab apple jelly.  compare
    From £36.45
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Roberts Red Crab apple trees

    Malus Roberts Red  Best seller

    A red-fleshed crab-apple, with dark pink blossom, and purple fruits. Useful for cooking and juicing.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Royal Beauty Crab apple trees

    Malus Royal Beauty

    A popular small weeping crab apple tree with crimson blossom.  compare
    From £19.95 to £36.45
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Cherry trees
    Merchant Cherry trees

    Merchant

    An early-season black cherry with a good flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cider apple trees
    Michelin Cider apple trees

    Michelin

    Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Mulberry trees

    Mojo Berry®

    A new dwarf mulberry tree with edible fruits which reaches a maximum height of around 1.5m.  compare
    From £39.95
    Pick: -season
    Uses:
  • Mulberry trees

    Morus Pendula

    A weeping fruiting mulberry.  compare
    From £44.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: -season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Nectarine trees
    Nectarella Nectarine trees

    Nectarella

    Nectarella is a genetic dwarf nectarine, ideal for growing in a pot.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Fig trees

    Panache

    An attractive striped fig, ripening in early August.  compare
    From £26.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Pinova Apple trees

    Pinova®

    An attractive disease-resistant dessert apple, capable of producing good clean fruit without chemical sprays.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Plum trees
    Reine Claude de Bavay Plum trees

    Reine Claude de Bavay

    The most widely-grown green gage, Reine Claude de Bavay has the distinctive gage-like flavour.  compare
    From £33.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Almond trees

    Robijn

    Robijn is a modern almond variety, suitable for planting in drier areas of northern Europe.  compare
    From £23.95 to £36.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Medlar trees
    Royal Medlar trees

    Royal

    A compact-growing Medlar, useful for smaller gardens.  compare
    From £28.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Saturn Apple trees

    Saturn

    An attractive modern English apple, crisp flesh and an excellent flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Plum trees
    Seneca Plum trees

    Seneca

    Seneca is a high-quality late-season large American plum with a notably sweet flavour.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Asian pear trees

    Shinseiki

    This popular Asian pear variety is well suited to the UK climate, and produces crisp sweet-flavoured pears.  compare
    From £32.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Skeena Cherry trees

    Skeena®

    One of the best of the Canadian late-season cherries.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Saskatoon bushes

    Smoky

    Smokey is generally considered to be the sweetest-flavoured Saskatoon or Juneberry.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses:
  • Cider apple trees
    Somerset Redstreak Cider apple trees

    Somerset Redstreak

    An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Saskatoon bushes

    Thiessen

    A large-fruited early-ripening Saskatoon or Juneberry.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses:
  • Cider apple trees
    Tremlett's Bitter Cider apple trees

    Tremlett's Bitter

    Tremlett's Bitter is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Family fruit trees

    Triple apple

    3 different compatible apple varieties grafted on the same stem.  compare
    From £39.95
    Pick: -season
    Uses:
  • Family fruit trees

    Triple pear

    3 different compatible pear varieties grafted on to the same stem.  compare
    From £39.95
    Pick: -season
    Uses:
  • Medlar trees

    Westerveld

    A naturally dwarf-growing medlar.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: -season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cider apple trees
    Yarlington Mill Cider apple trees

    Yarlington Mill

    Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider