Fruit trees for a north-facing wall

Varieties: 6 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners5
Average1
Some needed

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees2
Cherry trees1
Damson trees1
Plum trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)
Medium (semi-dwarf)1
Large (semi-vigorous)3
Full-size (standard)1

Rootstock


Colt1
F12/11
M261
MM1061
St.Julien1

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Picking season

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Very early
Early3
Mid2
Late1
Very late

Keeping

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Does not keep1
1-3 days1
1 week4
2-3 weeks
1-2 months
3 months or more

Uses


Good for eating fresh1
Good for cooking6
Good for juice2
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree2
Textured puree
Keeps shape

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Planting position


Full sun essential10
Full sun preferred136
Tolerates partial shade23
Tolerates north-facing shade6

Flowering group

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1
21
34
41
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile4
Partially self-fertile2
Not self-fertile

Ploidy

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Diploid6

Pollinating others

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Good2
Average4
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing
Slightly small
Average growth4
Slightly large
Large2
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy5
Good1
Light

Fruit bearing

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

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening6
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular5
Biennial tendency1

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance2
Some resistance1
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates6
Mild / damp climates5
Warm climates

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General resistance

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Good6
Average
Poor

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture3

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant1
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility1
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Belgium 1
United Kingdom5

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 16491
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18493
1850 - 18991
1900 - 19491
1950 - 1999
2000

Fruit colour


Blue - dark2
Green2
Purple1
Red - dark1

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Fruit tree varieties that will tolerate the low-light and cold of a north-facing wall, allowing you to get a crop of fresh fruit even in this difficult situation.

  • Plum trees
    Belle de Louvain Plum trees

    Belle de Louvain

    Belle de Louvain is a large purple culinary plum, useful because it can be grown on north-facing walls.  compare
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Czar Plum trees

    Czar  Best seller

    Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.  compare
    From €22.90 to €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Grenadier Apple trees

    Grenadier

    Grenadier is an early-season cooking apple, and one of the most foolproof apple varieties.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Keswick Codlin Apple trees

    Keswick Codlin

    Keswick Codlin is a popular early-season cooking apple, easy to grow, and productive in most climates.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Damson trees
    Merryweather Damson trees

    Merryweather  Best seller

    Merryweather is a very popular damson, with unusually large fruit, one of the hardiest of fruit trees.  compare
    From €22.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Morello Cherry trees

    Morello  Best seller

    Morello is a traditional late-season acid or sour-cherry, ideal for cooking with, and can be grown in north-facing situations.  compare
    From €23.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking