Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners5
Average66
Some needed16

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees44
Apricot trees7
Cherry trees8
Cider apple trees5
Crab apple trees1
Damson trees3
Hazel trees1
Japanese Plums1
Medlar trees1
Nectarine trees2
Peach trees2
Pear trees3
Plum trees8
Walnut trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year176
2-year46
2-year bush-trained124
Patio-trained51
Half standard79
Standard 1.75m43
Cordon29
Fan-trained40
Espalier-trained3
Spindle-bush6
Quarter-standard1

Supplied as


Bare-root196
Pot-grown161

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)45
Medium (semi-dwarf)84
Large (semi-vigorous)197
Full-size (standard)65

Rootstock


Brompton9
Colt10
Dwarf1
F12/14
Gisela 512
Gisela 61
Krymsk 867
M11617
M2532
M2632
M2736
M928
Malus seedling5
MM10682
MM1113
Pyrodwarf11
Pyrus c.10
Quince A25
Quince C2
Quince Eline12
Semi-vigorous24
St.Julien56
Torinel1
Vigorous1
VVA-127
Wavit17

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early4
Early13
Mid20
Late41
Very late10

Keeping

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Does not keep2
1-3 days21
1 week12
2-3 weeks9
1-2 months20
3 months or more17

Uses


Good for eating fresh71
Good for cooking41
Good for juice29
Good for cider11

Cooking result


Puree6
Textured puree2
Keeps shape3

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential10
Full sun preferred62
Tolerates partial shade12
Tolerates north-facing shade1

Flowering group

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13
213
339
418
53
64

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile22
Partially self-fertile9
Not self-fertile57

Ploidy

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Diploid74
Triploid9
Other1

Pollinating others

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Good11
Average62
Poor13

Vigour

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Weak growing3
Slightly small7
Average growth40
Slightly large8
Large24
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious19
Slow to start bearing5

Cropping


Heavy29
Good53
Light5

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer41
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer4
Tip-bearer3

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening46
Fruit drops when ripe2
Ripens over a period7
Persistent1

Bearing regularity

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Regular69
Biennial tendency10

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance9
Some resistance4
Susceptible6

Can be grown in


Temperate climates78
Mild / damp climates29
Warm climates29

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good40
Average24
Poor4

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture20

Canker

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Very resistant2
Some resistance10
Neutral
Some susceptibility6
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant14
Some resistance10
Neutral
Some susceptibility10
Very susceptible2

Mildew

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Very resistant3
Some resistance9
Neutral
Some susceptibility5
Very susceptible1

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Belgium 1
Canada6
Czech Republic1
France 7
Germany 3
Japan1
Netherlands 2
New Zealand1
Norway1
Sweden 1
United Kingdom49
United States11

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 16495
1650 - 16992
1700 - 17492
1750 - 17998
1800 - 184913
1850 - 189910
1900 - 194918
1950 - 199919
20004

Fruit colour


Black3
Blue - dark4
Brown2
Crimson2
Gold2
Green6
Green - light4
Green / Yellow4
Orange5
Orange / Red12
Orange flush10
Purple3
Purple - light2
Red12
Red - dark1
Red / Black1
Red / Green3
Russet5
Yellow / Orange2

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  • Damson trees

    Abergwyngregyn

    An old Welsh late-season damson variety.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Barnack Beauty Apple trees

    Barnack Beauty

    A handsome traditional English apple from the village of Barnack near Stamford.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Baronne de Mello Pear trees

    Baronne de Mello

    A high-quality dessert pear, developed by the famous 19th century Belgian enthusiast Van Mons.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Peach trees

    Bellegarde

    A well-regarded late-season traditional yellow-flesh peach.  compare
    From £29.45
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Beurre Bosc Pear trees

    Beurre Bosc

    A traditional French pear with buttery melting flesh.  compare
    From £18.95 to £19.95
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Cherry trees

    Bigarreau Gaucher

    A well-regarded late-season traditional English black cherry.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Blue Tit Plum trees

    Blue Tit

    Blue Tit is a popular English dual-purpose plum, easy to grow, reliable cropping.  compare
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-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
    From £17.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 £18.95
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Apple trees
    Brownlees Russet Apple trees

    Brownlees Russet

    A versatile traditional Victorian russet apple which remains quietly popular.  compare
    From £17.45
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Carlisle Codlin Apple trees

    Carlisle Codlin

    A traditional mid-season culinary apple which cooks to a white puree.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Catshead Apple trees

    Catshead

    A well-known and very old English cooking apple, cooks to a sharp tangy puree.  compare
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Cider apple trees
    Chisel Jersey Cider apple trees

    Chisel Jersey

    Chisel Jersey is a traditional English hard cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 6
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Apple trees
    Claygate Pearmain Apple trees

    Claygate Pearmain

    Claygate Pearmain is a popular English dessert apple of the Victorian era.  compare
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Cherry trees
    Colney Cherry trees

    Colney

    Colney is a large modern late-season English black dessert cherry, with a good flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    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 £17.45
    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 £17.45
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Hazel trees
    Cosford Hazel trees

    Cosford

    Cosford is a popular Filbert, with a flavour allegedly superior to other Hazel nuts.  compare
    From £26.95
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Court Pendu Plat Apple trees

    Court Pendu Plat

    Court Pendu Plant is a traditional French apple with a pronounced aromatic pear-drop flavor.  compare
    Flowering: 6
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Crispin (Mutsu) Apple trees

    Crispin (Mutsu)

    Crispin (or Mutsu) is a high quality apple from Japan, with a good flavour, and also sharp enough for cooking.  compare
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • 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 £21.00
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Damson trees
    Delma Damson trees

    Delma®

    A recently-discovered seedling damson, with a sweeter flavour than most.  compare
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Devonshire Quarrenden Apple trees

    Devonshire Quarrenden

    A very old English summer apple, with a vinous strawberry flavour, grown throughout the UK.  compare
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very early-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Dumelow's Seedling Apple trees

    Dumelow's Seedling

    An traditional English cooking apple, with a very rich sharp flavour. One of our favourite cookers.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Nectarine trees

    Early Glow

    A delicate early-season nectarine, with yellow flesh.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • Cherry trees
    Early Rivers Cherry trees

    Early Rivers

    One of the earliest-ripening cherries, ready to pick in early June in southern England.  compare
    Flowering: 1
    Pick: Very early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees

    Early Victoria

    An early-season cooking apple from Cambridgeshire, often used for jam-making, and easy to grow.  compare
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: 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 
  • Apple trees
    Edward VII Apple trees

    Edward VII

    A trouble-free traditional English cooker, naturally disease-resistant.  compare
    Flowering: 6
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Elstar Apple trees

    Elstar

    Elstar is an attractive apple with a well-balanced honeyed flavor.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Empire Apple trees

    Empire

    One of the most widely-planted McIntosh style apples, Empire has the Mac flavor but improves on it.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Plum trees
    Excalibur Plum trees

    Excalibur

    Excalibur is a red-purple plum, similar to Victoria but with a better flavour for eating fresh.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Walnut trees

    Fernette

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

    Flavorcot®

    Flavourcot is a modern mid-season apricot with a very good flavour, and seems to do well even in less than perfect conditions.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Freyberg Apple trees

    Freyberg

    Freyberg (or Freyburg) is an attractive golden yellow apple with a high-quality sweet refreshing flavor.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cider apple trees
    Genet Moyle Cider apple trees

    Genet Moyle

    A traditional English bittersharp cider variety, which is also a good cooking apple.  compare
    Flowering: 2(triploid)
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    George Cave Apple trees

    George Cave

    George Cave is one of the earliest-ripening English apples, at its best eaten straight from the tree.  compare
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Gladstone Apple trees

    Gladstone

    A very early-season English summer apple from the 1780s with a fruity sweet/sharp flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apricot trees

    Goldcot  Best seller

    One of the most reliable apricots, with good winter hardiness.  compare
    From £27.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apricot trees

    Golden Glow

    A modern English apricot, found growing as a chance seedling near Worcester.  compare
    From £27.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Golden Noble Apple trees

    Golden Noble

    A traditional English cooker, popular in Victorian times, and an attractive tree for the garden.  compare
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Golden Pippin Apple trees

    Golden Pippin

    One of the oldest English apples, used for cooking and eating, with a fruity lemony flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Golden Russet Apple trees

    Golden Russet

    Golden Russet is an antique apple from New York, considered the best-flavored of American russets.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Golden Spire Apple trees

    Golden Spire

    A traditional English cooking apple, known for its fruity sharp flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 1self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apricot trees

    Helena du Roussillon®

    A traditional French apricot variety, grown in the Languedoc-Roussillon area.  compare
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Holstein Apple trees

    Holstein

    A high-quality apple from Germany, noted for its good flavor and excellent juice.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Nectarine trees

    Humboldt

    An orange-fleshed English nectarine, ripening towards the end of August.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Idared Apple trees

    Idared

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

    Karmijn de Sonnaville

    This is a little-known Cox-style apple but with the potential for very good flavor.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • 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 
  • Plum trees
    Kirke's Blue Plum trees

    Kirke's Blue

    An old-fashioned blue plum with a rich sweet flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Lady (Api) Apple trees

    Lady (Api)

    A small highly flavoured variety from France, where it is known as Api - thought to be very old.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice | Cider
  • Damson trees
    Langley Damson trees

    Langley

    Often known as Langley Bullace but best regarded as a small-fruited damson.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Walnut trees

    Lara

    An early-ripening French Walnut variety.  compare
    From £39.45
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Lemon Pippin Apple trees

    Lemon Pippin

    A very old English apple with a unique lemon-like flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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 £17.95 to £34.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Meridian Apple trees

    Meridian

    Meridian is a little known modern English apple, heavy crops, easy to grow, and excellent flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • 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 
  • Cherry trees
    Merton Bigarreau Cherry trees

    Merton Bigarreau

    A very high quality English black cherry.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Japanese Plums
    Methley Japanese Plums

    Methley

    Methley is a Japanese plum (Prunus salicina), as opposed to the more usual European plums (Prunus domestica).  compare
    Flowering: 1self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cider apple trees
    Morgan Sweet Cider apple trees

    Morgan Sweet

    Morgan Sweet is a traditional English cider variety producing a full sweet juice.  compare
    From £17.45
    (triploid)
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Norfolk Royal Russet Apple trees

    Norfolk Royal Russet

    Norfolk Royal Russet is a glorious golden-russet apple which tastes as good as it looks.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-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 
  • Plum trees
    Purple Pershore Plum trees

    Purple Pershore

    Very similar to Yellow Pershore and with the same excellent culinary qualities.  compare
    From £18.95 to £19.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Rajka Apple trees

    Rajka

    Rajka is a modern disease-resistant heavy-cropping apple variety with a good sweet/sharp flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Red Delicious Apple trees

    Red Delicious

    Delicious is one of the most popular red apples, available in both Red and original Hawkeye forms.  compare
    From £17.45
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Redsleeves Apple trees

    Redsleeves

    A sweet scab-resistant apple, developed specifically to be easy for the gardener.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apricot trees

    Robada

      compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Roundel Heart Cherry trees

    Roundel Heart

    An old English cherry, easier to grow than most old varieties, and with a good traditional cherry flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Medlar trees
    Royal Medlar trees

    Royal

    A compact-growing Medlar, useful for smaller gardens.  compare
    From £18.95
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Peach trees

    Sanguine de Savoie

    An unusual red-fleshed peach from France.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Seckel Pear trees

    Seckel

    A small but exceptionally sweet red American pear from the 18th century.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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 
  • Apple trees
    Snow Apple / Fameuse Apple trees

    Snow Apple / Fameuse

    A very hardy north country apple, known both as the Snow Apple and Fameuse, and the probable parent of McIntosh.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Sops of Wine Apple trees

    Sops of Wine

    A very old English culinary and cider apple, named for its red-stained flesh.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking | Cider
  • Cider apple trees
    Stoke Red Cider apple trees

    Stoke Red

    A traditional English cider apple producing a bittersharp juice.  compare
    Flowering: 6
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Apple trees
    Sturmer Pippin Apple trees

    Sturmer Pippin

    A sharp-tasting late-season Victorian apple which keeps very well.  compare
    From £21.00
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Sunrise Apple trees

    Sunrise

    Sunrise is a reliable summer apple, crisp, juicy, and better flavour than many early apples.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Plum trees
    Thames Cross Plum trees

    Thames Cross

    An attractive yellow mid-season plum with a good flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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 £24.00 to £27.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Tydeman's Late Orange Apple trees

    Tydeman's Late Orange

    An excellent late-season Cox-style aromatic apple.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Plum trees
    Valor Plum trees

    Valor

    Valor is a large dual-purpose purple plum from Canada, ripening late in the season.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Van Cherry trees

    Van

    Van is a deservedly popular dark-red mid-season cherry with firm flesh and an excellent cherry flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Vega Cherry trees

    Vega

    A very large-fruited modern white cherry.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Winter Banana Apple trees

    Winter Banana

    A good quality American apple variety with a faint banana-like flavor.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Yorkshire Greening Apple trees

    Yorkshire Greening

    A traditional northern cooking apple, with a very good sharp flavour, and easy to grow.  compare
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Zabergau Reinette Apple trees

    Zabergau Reinette

    Zabergau Reinette is a well-regarded russet apple from Germany with a strong well-balanced flavor.  compare
    From £29.00
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice