Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners1
Average14
Some needed12

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees6
Apricot trees3
Cherry trees6
Cider apple trees1
Hazel trees2
Japanese Plums1
Mulberry trees1
Nectarine trees3
Peach trees2
Pear trees1
Saskatoon bushes2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year217
2-year39
2-year bush-trained132
Patio-trained50
Half standard89
Standard 1.75m44
Cordon28
Fan-trained40
Espalier-trained24
Spindle-bush7

Supplied as


Bare-root226
Pot-grown168

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)48
Medium (semi-dwarf)98
Large (semi-vigorous)215
Full-size (standard)71

Rootstock


Brompton11
Colt10
Dwarf1
F12/14
Gisela 513
Gisela 61
Krymsk 861
M11621
M2533
M2640
M2732
M936
Malus seedling5
MM10690
MM1113
Pyrodwarf13
Pyrus c.12
Quince A27
Quince C1
Quince Eline10
Semi-vigorous25
St.Julien63
Torinel4
Vigorous1
VVA-131
Wavit22

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early1
Early3
Mid10
Late9
Very late2

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days12
1 week3
2-3 weeks1
1-2 months5
3 months or more3

Uses


Good for eating fresh24
Good for cooking11
Good for juice5
Good for cider1

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree1
Keeps shape2

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential10
Full sun preferred16
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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12
22
312
43
51
61

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile12
Partially self-fertile1
Not self-fertile14

Ploidy

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Diploid18
Triploid3

Pollinating others

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Good5
Average14
Poor4

Vigour

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Weak growing
Slightly small
Average growth10
Slightly large3
Large7
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious4
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy5
Good21
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer5
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer1
Tip-bearer2

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening12
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular18
Biennial tendency2

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance2
Some resistance
Susceptible5

Can be grown in


Temperate climates23
Mild / damp climates3
Warm climates14

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good9
Average6
Poor2

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture1

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility5
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant3
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant1
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Canada5
France 4
Japan1
United Kingdom11
United States3

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 16492
1650 - 1699
1700 - 17491
1750 - 17992
1800 - 18495
1850 - 18994
1900 - 19493
1950 - 19994
20001

Fruit colour


Black2
Brown1
Gold1
Green1
Green - light1
Green / Yellow1
Orange2
Orange / Red3
Orange flush4
Purple - light1
Red4
Red - dark1
Red / Black1

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  • 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 
  • Peach trees

    Bellegarde

    A well-regarded late-season traditional yellow-flesh peach.  compare
    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 £19.95
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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
    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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Nectarine trees

    Fantasia

    A mid-season nectarine, with yellow flesh.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • 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
  • Hazel trees
    Hall's Giant Hazel trees

    Hall's Giant

    Hall's Giant is noted for its excellent flavour and is a good pollinator for other hazels.  compare
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Saskatoon bushes

    Honeywood

    A large-fruited Saskatoon or Juneberry, which flowers and ripens a bit later than other varieties.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: -season
    Uses:
  • Nectarine trees

    Humboldt

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

    JB30

    A widely-grown Saskatoon or Juneberry, noted for its high yields and large fruit size.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: -season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Peach trees

    Sanguine de Savoie

    An unusual red-fleshed peach from France.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    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 
  • 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 
  • Apricot trees

    Vigama

    A hardy apricot with orange red fruits, and good frost resistance.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Mulberry trees

    Wellington

    A large-fruited Mulberry tree.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking