Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners6
Average32
Some needed6

Fruit tree categories

Almond trees1
Apple trees9
Apricot trees1
Asian pear trees2
Cherry trees3
Cider apple trees4
Crab apple trees3
Hazel trees4
Medlar trees2
Mulberry trees1
Nectarine trees1
Peach trees1
Pear trees1
Plum trees5
Quince trees1
Saskatoon bushes2
Walnut trees4

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year150
2-year34
2-year bush-trained110
Patio-trained36
Half standard70
Standard 1.75m35
Cordon25
Fan-trained19
Step-over11
Spindle-bush10

Supplied as


Bare-root173
Pot-grown141

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)36
Medium (semi-dwarf)73
Large (semi-vigorous)182
Full-size (standard)56

Rootstock


Brompton11
Colt7
Dwarf1
F12/15
Gisela 510
M11613
M2528
M2637
M2729
M926
MM10673
MM1116
own-roots2
Pyrodwarf5
Pyrus c.7
Quince A24
Quince Eline7
Semi-vigorous21
St.Julien52
Torinel1
VVA-118
Wavit10

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early10
Mid6
Late21
Very late5

Keeping

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Does not keep1
1-3 days9
1 week2
2-3 weeks6
1-2 months5
3 months or more10

Uses


Good for eating fresh32
Good for cooking20
Good for juice5
Good for cider4

Cooking result


Puree1
Textured puree
Keeps shape1

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential7
Full sun preferred30
Tolerates partial shade5
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
26
312
47
53
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile18
Partially self-fertile4
Not self-fertile22

Ploidy

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Diploid40
Triploid1
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good8
Average28
Poor3

Vigour

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Weak growing9
Slightly small3
Average growth18
Slightly large6
Large3
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious13
Slow to start bearing4

Cropping


Heavy9
Good22
Light10

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer14
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer1
Tip-bearer1

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening15
Fruit drops when ripe2
Ripens over a period5
Persistent1

Bearing regularity

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Regular38
Biennial tendency2

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance3
Some resistance3
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates40
Mild / damp climates11
Warm climates20

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good13
Average10
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture9

Canker

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Very resistant1
Some resistance6
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant2
Some resistance4
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Belgium 2
Canada6
France 3
Germany 1
Netherlands 1
New Zealand1
Norway1
Russia1
Sweden 1
United Kingdom14
United States3

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 17993
1800 - 18494
1850 - 18994
1900 - 19495
1950 - 199912
20001

Fruit colour


Black1
Brown2
Crimson1
Gold2
Green6
Green / Yellow1
Orange1
Orange / Red7
Orange flush2
Purple1
Purple - light1
Red6
Red - dark1
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 
  • Apple trees
    Bardsey Apple trees

    Bardsey

    A hardy disease-resistant apple, discovered growing on an island off the west coast of Wales.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • 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 
  • Cherry trees
    Celeste Cherry trees

    Celeste®

    Celeste is a compact dark red/black cherry, one of the best early-season varieties, with a sweet mild flavour.  compare
    From £35.45
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Plum trees
    Jefferson Plum trees

    Jefferson

    Jefferson is a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Hazel trees

    Kentish Cob

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

    Kingston Black  Best seller

    Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.  compare
    From £19.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • 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 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 
  • Cherry trees
    Merchant Cherry trees

    Merchant

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

    Meritare

    An attractive new early-season dessert plum from Sweden, with large fruits and good cold-hardiness.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Apple trees
    Pixie Apple trees

    Pixie

    Pixie produces lots of small Cox-style apples, easy to grow and keep well.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • Plum trees

    Reine Claude Violette

    A traditional French gage first recorded in the 18th century, noted for its excellent flavour. Also known as Purple Gage.  compare
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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:
  • 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
  • Apple trees
    Yellow Ingestrie Apple trees

    Yellow Ingestrie

    One of the prettiest of all apples, perfect for a table display, with a rich fruity flavour.  compare
    From £18.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating