Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners4
Average34
Some needed10

Fruit tree categories

Almond trees1
Apple trees8
Apricot trees3
Asian pear trees2
Cherry trees4
Cider apple trees1
Crab apple trees4
Damson trees1
Fig trees2
Hazel trees3
Mulberry trees2
Nectarine trees2
Peach trees3
Pear trees4
Perry pear trees1
Plum trees2
Saskatoon bushes3
Walnut trees3

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year127
2-year42
2-year bush-trained114
Patio-trained20
Half standard64
Standard 1.75m29
Cordon7
Fan-trained18
Espalier-trained9
Spindle-bush13

Supplied as


Bare-root162
Pot-grown137

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)26
Medium (semi-dwarf)67
Large (semi-vigorous)177
Full-size (standard)38

Rootstock


Brompton2
Colt9
Dwarf1
F12/12
Gisela 59
Gisela 61
M11611
M2527
M2622
M2714
M918
MM10676
MM1112
Pyrodwarf2
Pyrus c.6
Quince A24
Quince Eline8
Semi-vigorous20
St.Julien48
Torinel3
VVA-124
Wavit9
Weigi 13
Weigi 22

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early11
Mid9
Late23
Very late3

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days13
1 week8
2-3 weeks2
1-2 months6
3 months or more9

Uses


Good for eating fresh39
Good for cooking24
Good for juice5
Good for cider4

Cooking result


Puree1
Textured puree
Keeps shape1

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential13
Full sun preferred27
Tolerates partial shade6
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
27
312
411
52
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile20
Partially self-fertile7
Not self-fertile21

Ploidy

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Diploid36
Triploid1
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good7
Average27
Poor4

Vigour

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Weak growing4
Slightly small5
Average growth17
Slightly large9
Large6
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious9
Slow to start bearing3

Cropping


Heavy11
Good26
Light10

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer16
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer2
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening16
Fruit drops when ripe2
Ripens over a period3
Persistent1

Bearing regularity

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Regular35
Biennial tendency2

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance2
Some resistance1
Susceptible5

Can be grown in


Temperate climates44
Mild / damp climates9
Warm climates21

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good19
Average10
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture7

Canker

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Very resistant2
Some resistance5
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible2

Scab

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Very resistant3
Some resistance5
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Australia1
Canada4
France 7
Germany 2
New Zealand1
United Kingdom18
United States3

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 17491
1750 - 17994
1800 - 18495
1850 - 18993
1900 - 19496
1950 - 199910
20001

Fruit colour


Black2
Blue - dark2
Brown3
Gold2
Green5
Green - light1
Green / Yellow1
Orange2
Orange / Red8
Orange flush2
Purple2
Purple - light1
Red4
Russet2
Yellow / Red2

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  • Cherry trees
    Amber Heart Cherry trees

    Amber Heart

    The most popular traditional English white cherry, widely known as Kent Bigarreau.  compare
    From £19.45
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apricot trees

    Aprisali®

    A sweet self-fertile apricot - plum cross, also known as an Aprium.  compare
    From £30.45
    self-fertile
    Pick: -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 
  • Peach trees

    Bellegarde

    A well-regarded late-season traditional yellow-flesh peach.  compare
    From £25.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Beurre Hardy Pear trees

    Beurre Hardy

    A classic French pear with a very good flavour, but grows best in a warm sheltered situation.  compare
    From £19.50 to £37.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees

    Beurre Superfin

    A traditional French 19th century pear, widely considered one of the best for flavour.  compare
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Bright Future Apple trees

    Bright Future  Best seller

    An excellent late-season English apple with a very good sweet/sharp flavour and crisp hard flesh.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Fig trees

    Brown Turkey

    Brown Turkey is the most popular fig for the UK climate.  compare
    From £26.95 to £34.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Cider apple trees
    Brown's Apple Cider apple trees

    Brown's Apple

    Brown's Apple is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a sharp juice.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Hazel trees
    Butler Hazel trees

    Butler

    Butler is a relatively new hazel, with heavy crops of large hazel nuts.  compare
    From £21.95 to £26.95
    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 £35.95 to £41.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Chivers Delight Apple trees

    Chivers Delight

    Chivers Delight is an under-rated Cox-style apple from Cambridgeshire. Crisp and sweet.  compare
    From £27.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Cornish Aromatic Apple trees

    Cornish Aromatic

    An attractive late-season apple from Cornwall, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Cornish Gilliflower Apple trees

    Cornish Gilliflower

    Cornish Gilliflower is a popular English eating apple with an excellent sweet aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-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
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Walnut trees

    Fernette

    A modern French Walnut variety with high-quality nuts.  compare
    From £26.95
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Walnut trees

    Franquette

    Franquette is a late-season thin-shelled Walnut.  compare
    From £26.95
    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
    From £30.45
    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
    From £21.95 to £26.95
    partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Perry pear trees
    Hendre Huffcap Perry pear trees

    Hendre Huffcap

    A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.  compare
    From £31.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • 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 
  • 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 of the Pippins Apple trees

    King of the Pippins

    A popular and versatile dual-purpose apple, widely grown in the Victorian era.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.95
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apricot trees

    Kioto®

    One of the easier apricots for UK growers, attractive orange fruits blushed red. The blossom has some frost resistance.  compare
    From £36.45
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Knight's Early Black Cherry trees

    Knight's Early Black

    A traditional English early-season black cherry  compare
    From £19.45
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Asian pear trees

    Kumoi

    One of the most popular Asian pears, with a firm flesh and sweet flavour.  compare
    From £21.95 to £32.95
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Hazel trees
    Lange Tidling Zeller Hazel trees

    Lange Tidling Zeller

    Lange Tidling Zeller is one of the new heavy cropping German hazel varieties.  compare
    From £21.95 to £26.95
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Walnut trees

    Lara

    An early-ripening French Walnut variety.  compare
    From £26.95
    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 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
    From £36.45
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Louisa Crab apple trees

    Malus Louisa

    Malus Louisa is a pretty weeping crab apple with light pink blossom.  compare
    From £23.95 to £40.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • 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 to £36.45
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Cherry trees
    Merchant Cherry trees

    Merchant

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

    Merton Pride

    One of the best English pears, with a notably juicy buttery flesh.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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:
  • Cherry trees
    Napoleon Bigarreau Cherry trees

    Napoleon Bigarreau

    A traditional white cherry, with an excellent flavour and appearance.  compare
    From £19.45
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Nectarine trees
    Nectarella Nectarine trees

    Nectarella

    Nectarella is a genetic dwarf nectarine, ideal for growing in a pot.  compare
    From £30.45
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Saskatoon bushes

    Northline

    A popular Saskatoon or Juneberry, very heavy-cropping, and sweet-flavoured.  compare
    From £21.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Packham's Triumph Pear trees

    Packham's Triumph

    Perhaps the best known Australian pear, producing large quantities of small but sweet-flavoured pears.  compare
    From £19.50
    Flowering: 3
    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 
  • Nectarine trees

    Pineapple

    Despite the name, Pineapple is actually a yellow-fleshed nectarine, ripening in early September.  compare
    From £30.45
    Flowering: 3self-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
    From £27.95
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Plum trees
    Purple Pershore Plum trees

    Purple Pershore

    Very similar to Yellow Pershore and with the same excellent culinary qualities.  compare
    From £19.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Peach trees
    Redhaven Peach trees

    Redhaven  Best seller

    Red Haven is a yellow-fleshed peach, popular because it has some resistance to peach-leaf curl.  compare
    From £25.95 to £30.45
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Asian pear trees

    Shinseiki

    This popular Asian pear variety is well suited to the UK climate, and produces crisp sweet-flavoured pears.  compare
    From £21.95 to £32.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Saskatoon bushes

    Smoky

    Smokey is generally considered to be the sweetest-flavoured Saskatoon or Juneberry.  compare
    From £21.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses:
  • Saskatoon bushes

    Thiessen

    A large-fruited early-ripening Saskatoon or Juneberry.  compare
    From £21.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses:
  • Apricot trees
    Tomcot Apricot trees

    Tomcot®

    Tomcot is a modern apricot variety with very large fruit, suitable for southern areas of the UK.  compare
    From £25.95 to £30.45
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking