Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

?
Suitable for beginners
Average8
Some needed

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees1
Cherry trees1
Crab apple trees1
Medlar trees1
Plum trees1
Saskatoon bushes2
Walnut trees1

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year205
2-year59
2-year bush-trained135
Patio-trained51
Half standard96
Standard 1.75m37
Cordon25
Fan-trained46
Espalier-trained23
Step-over12
Spindle-bush16

Supplied as


Bare-root226
Pot-grown170

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)38
Medium (semi-dwarf)92
Large (semi-vigorous)212
Full-size (standard)63

Rootstock


Brompton11
Colt8
Dwarf1
F12/15
Gisela 514
Gisela 61
M11621
M2529
M2638
M2733
M926
MM10685
MM1112
own-roots2
Pyrodwarf12
Pyrus c.8
Quince A29
Quince Eline10
Semi-vigorous24
St.Julien65
Torinel5
VVA-125
Wavit17
Weigi 13
Weigi 23

Usingtop


Picking season

?
Very early
Early3
Mid
Late4
Very late

Keeping

?
Does not keep
1-3 days1
1 week1
2-3 weeks
1-2 months2
3 months or more1

Uses


Good for eating fresh4
Good for cooking3
Good for juice
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential2
Full sun preferred5
Tolerates partial shade
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

?
1
2
33
41
5
6

Self-fertility

?
Self-fertile4
Partially self-fertile1
Not self-fertile3

Ploidy

?
Diploid5

Pollinating others

?
Good3
Average2
Poor

Vigour

?
Weak growing1
Slightly small1
Average growth3
Slightly large1
Large2
Very large

Precocity

?
Precocious3
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy1
Good7
Light

Fruit bearing

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

Fruit persistence

?
Normal ripening2
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

?
Regular6
Biennial tendency

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

?
Good resistance
Some resistance
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates6
Mild / damp climates2
Warm climates2

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

?
Good3
Average
Poor

Suitable for organic

?
Organic / no-spray culture1

Canker

?
Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Scab

?
Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Mildew

?
Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

?
Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Canada2
Germany 1
United Kingdom3

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 1849
1850 - 1899
1900 - 1949
1950 - 19992
20002

Fruit colour


Black1
Blue - dark1
Green1
Orange / Red1
Red1

top
  • 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 
  • Walnut trees

    Fernette

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

    Haganta®

    Haganta is a new large blue plum from Germany, one of the latest-ripening and an excellent flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • Saskatoon bushes

    Smoky

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

    Thiessen

    A large-fruited early-ripening Saskatoon or Juneberry.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses:
  • Medlar trees

    Westerveld

    A naturally dwarf-growing medlar.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: -season
    Uses: Cooking