Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners21
Average40
Some needed4

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees30
Cherry trees5
Cider apple trees3
Crab apple trees8
Damson trees1
Nectarine trees1
Pear trees9
Plum trees7
Quince trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)
Medium (semi-dwarf)12
Large (semi-vigorous)54
Full-size (standard)12

Rootstock


Colt1
Gisela 54
M1164
M259
M265
MM10626
MM1111
Pyrodwarf1
Pyrus c.3
Quince A8
Quince Eline2
Semi-vigorous8
St.Julien6
VVA-11
Wavit3
Weigi 11
Weigi 21

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early13
Mid16
Late33
Very late4

Keeping

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Does not keep2
1-3 days9
1 week12
2-3 weeks6
1-2 months16
3 months or more10

Uses


Good for eating fresh36
Good for cooking33
Good for juice15
Good for cider8

Cooking result


Puree8
Textured puree3
Keeps shape4

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential1
Full sun preferred49
Tolerates partial shade14
Tolerates north-facing shade1

Flowering group

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1
214
332
416
51
61

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile24
Partially self-fertile12
Not self-fertile30

Ploidy

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Diploid57
Triploid9

Pollinating others

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Good15
Average41
Poor9

Vigour

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Weak growing10
Slightly small1
Average growth35
Slightly large6
Large8
Very large2

Precocity

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Precocious12
Slow to start bearing2

Cropping


Heavy24
Good34
Light3

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer32
Free-spurring1
Partial tip-bearer9
Tip-bearer2

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening45
Fruit drops when ripe4
Ripens over a period5
Persistent2

Bearing regularity

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Regular60
Biennial tendency3

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance12
Some resistance4
Susceptible8

Can be grown in


Temperate climates57
Mild / damp climates16
Warm climates16

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good26
Average19
Poor7

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture22

Canker

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Very resistant2
Some resistance9
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible2

Scab

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Very resistant8
Some resistance13
Neutral
Some susceptibility6
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance8
Neutral
Some susceptibility4
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible1

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Australia1
Canada1
Czech Republic1
France 5
Russia1
Sweden 2
Switzerland1
United Kingdom43
United States4

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 15992
1600 - 16493
1650 - 1699
1700 - 17493
1750 - 17994
1800 - 18496
1850 - 189916
1900 - 19498
1950 - 199911
20004

Fruit colour


Black2
Blue - dark1
Crimson2
Green5
Green - light7
Green / Red4
Green / Yellow1
Orange1
Orange / Red4
Orange flush14
Purple2
Purple - light1
Red8
Red - dark5
Red / Green1
Russet3
Yellow2
Yellow / Red2

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  • Apple trees
    Annie Elizabeth Apple trees

    Annie Elizabeth

    A traditional English cooking apple, with a sweet flavour, which keeps its shape when cooked.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Quince trees

    Aromatnaya

    A heavy-cropping Russian quince, for cooking and eating fresh.  compare
    From €24.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Ashmead's Kernel Apple trees

    Ashmead's Kernel

    A versatile English 17th century russet apple, Ashmead's Kernel is noted for its distinctive pear-like flavour.  compare
    From €23.90 to €24.90
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice | Cider
  • Pear trees
    Black Worcester Pear trees

    Black Worcester

    The oldest true English pear, 16th century or earlier. Ideal for stewed pears.  compare
    From €24.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Blenheim Orange Apple trees

    Blenheim Orange

    Blenheim Orange is a classic English dual-purpose apple, useful for dessert and culinary purposes.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Bountiful Apple trees

    Bountiful

    Bountiful is an easy-to-grow cooking apple, it retains its shape when cooked, fairly sweet for a cooker.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Bramley 20 Apple trees

    Bramley 20  Best seller

    Bramley 20 is a naturally smaller version of Bramley's Seedling (the apples are the same size though).  compare
    From €23.90 to €25.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Bramley's Seedling Apple trees

    Bramley's Seedling  Best seller

    Bramley is the essential English cooking apple, famous for its rich sharp acidity.  compare
    From €23.90 to €24.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Pear trees
    Catillac Pear trees

    Catillac

    A very old French culinary pear, dating back to the reign of Louis XIV.  compare
    From €0.00 to €25.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Celeste Cherry trees

    Celeste®

    Celeste is a compact dark red/black cherry, one of the best early-season varieties, with a sweet mild flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Charles Ross Apple trees

    Charles Ross

    Charles Ross is a very attractive classic English dual-purpose apple.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Christmas Pippin Apple trees

    Christmas Pippin®  Best seller

    Christmas Pippin is a new high-yielding Cox-style apple, discovered as a chance seedling tree.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Conference Pear trees

    Conference  Best seller

    Conference is a popular and reliable English pear, well-suited to the UK climate.  compare
    From €23.90 to €24.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Cox's Orange Pippin Apple trees

    Cox's Orange Pippin  Best seller

    Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Cider apple trees
    Dabinett Cider apple trees

    Dabinett  Best seller

    Dabinett is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    From €27.90 to €28.90
    Flowering: 6self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Apple trees
    Ellison's Orange Apple trees

    Ellison's Orange

    Ellison's Orange is a well respected Cox-style apple which can achieve very good flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Herefordshire Russet Apple trees

    Herefordshire Russet

    Herefordshire Russet is a modern russet apple variety, with an excellent strong Cox-like flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Herman Plum trees

    Herman

    Herman is one of the best quality early-season plum varieties, blue/purple with yellow flesh.  compare
    From €22.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Howgate Wonder Apple trees

    Howgate Wonder

    Howgate Wonder is a large cooking apple which keeps well. Produces an excellent sharp juice.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Idared Apple trees

    Idared

    Idared is a popular American late-season apple variety, notable for its excellent keeping qualities.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Pear trees
    Invincible Pear trees

    Invincible®

    Invincible is a good-flavour pear which can cope with more difficult conditions than most pears.  compare
    From €0.00 to €23.90
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Isaac Newton Apple trees

    Isaac Newton

    Also known as Flower of Kent, this is the variety the famous scientist sat under.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    James Grieve Apple trees

    James Grieve  Best seller

    James Grieve is the classic Scottish cooking apple. It can also be eaten fresh, and is excellent for juice.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Cherry trees
    Kordia Cherry trees

    Kordia  Best seller

    Kordia is a large late-season true black cherry variety with a good balanced cherry flavour.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Lane's Prince Albert Apple trees

    Lane's Prince Albert

    A classic Victorian cooking apple. Plenty of juicy acidity and stores well.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Laxton's Superb Apple trees

    Laxton's Superb

    Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Lord Derby Apple trees

    Lord Derby

    Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.  compare
    From €0.00 to €23.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Nectarine trees
    Lord Napier Nectarine trees

    Lord Napier  Best seller

    Lord Napier is the best white-fleshed nectarine for the UK climate.  compare
    From €29.90
    self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Louise Bonne of Jersey Pear trees

    Louise Bonne of Jersey

    An attractive red-flushed French pear variety with sweet melting flesh.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Cardinal Crab apple trees

    Malus Cardinal

    Malus Cardinal produces a very intense display of dark pink flowers.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved Crab apple trees

    Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved

    Malus Profusion is a notably compact crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Floribunda Crab apple trees

    Malus Floribunda

    An attractive spreading crab-apple tree with white blossom and red / yellow fruits.  compare
    From €28.00
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Golden Gem Crab apple trees

    Malus Golden Gem

    Golden Gem has bright white blossom followed by yellow crab apples.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus John Downie Crab apple trees

    Malus John Downie  Best seller

    John Downie is a good crabapple for making crab apple jelly. White blossom and orange-red fruits.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Laura Crab apple trees

    Malus Laura

    A dwarf upright crab apple with bronze leaves and crimson blossom.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Royalty Crab apple trees

    Malus Royalty

    Malus Royalty is an ornamental crab apple with green-bronze leaves and dark red blossom.  compare
    From €24.00
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Scarlett Crab apple trees

    Malus Scarlett

    Malus toringo Scarlett is an ornamental crab apple with purple/green leaves and pink blossom.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses:
  • Quince trees
    Meech's Prolific Quince trees

    Meech's Prolific  Best seller

    A deservedly-popular quince variety from the USA, fragrant fruit and attractive blossom.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Merton Glory Cherry trees

    Merton Glory

    A well-known mid-season English white cherry.  compare
    From €23.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cider apple trees
    Michelin Cider apple trees

    Michelin

    Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Pear trees
    Moonglow Pear trees

    Moonglow

    A high quality early season dessert and culinary pear, very resistant to fireblight.  compare
    From €24.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | 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 
  • Apple trees
    Newton Wonder Apple trees

    Newton Wonder

    A traditional English cooking apple, a good alternative to Bramley.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Old Green Gage Plum trees

    Old Green Gage  Best seller

    The definitive gage - Old Green Gage is arguably the best-flavoured of any plum variety.  compare
    From €22.90 to €23.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Onward Pear trees

    Onward

    Onward is high quality dessert pear, related to Doyenne du Comice but easier to grow.  compare
    From €23.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Opal Plum trees

    Opal  Best seller

    Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Peasgood's Nonsuch Apple trees

    Peasgood's Nonsuch

    Peasgood Nonsuch is a highly-regarded old-fashioned English cooking apple.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice 
  • Cherry trees
    Penny Cherry trees

    Penny®

    Penny is a high quality very late-season black cherry - it ripens in mid-August.  compare
    From €23.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Pixie Apple trees

    Pixie

    Pixie produces lots of small Cox-style apples, easy to grow and keep well.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Red Falstaff Apple trees

    Red Falstaff®  Best seller

    Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Ribston Pippin Apple trees

    Ribston Pippin

    A handsome English apple from the 18th century.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Rivers' Early Prolific Plum trees

    Rivers' Early Prolific

    Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.  compare
    From €22.90 to €23.90
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Rosette Apple trees

    Rosette®  Best seller

    Probably the best-flavoured of the pink-fleshed apple varieties, and produces lovely pink juice.  compare
    From €23.90 to €24.90
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Rubinette Rosso Apple trees

    Rubinette Rosso  Best seller

    Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a lovely balanced sweet / sharp flavour.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Saint Edmund's Russet Apple trees

    Saint Edmund's Russet

    Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice | Cider
  • Apple trees
    Scotch Bridget Apple trees

    Scotch Bridget

    A popular Scottish cooking apple, well-suited to damp wet conditions.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Scotch Dumpling Apple trees

    Scotch Dumpling

    Scotch Dumpling is a large Scottish cooking apple. Cooks to a frothy puree with a good flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Sensation Pear trees

    Sensation

    A red-coloured sport of the popular Williams pear, with a similar good flavour.  compare
    From €24.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Damson trees
    Shepherds Bullace Damson trees

    Shepherds Bullace

    A large-fruited bullace, used for cooking and preserves, similar to a damson.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Stella's Star Plum trees

    Stella's Star®

    A modern green-gage, more productive and easier to grow in the UK than the traditional ones.  compare
    From €0.00 to €25.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Surprize Apple trees

    SurprizeTM

    An unusual new apple variety with a unique combination of orange skin and pink flesh.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Cider apple trees
    Tom Putt Cider apple trees

    Tom Putt

    An old traditional English cider variety with a sharp juice, which can also be used for cooking.  compare
    From €27.90 to €28.90
    Flowering: 3(triploid)
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking | Juice | Cider
  • Plum trees
    Victoria Plum trees

    Victoria  Best seller

    Victoria is the definitive English plum, attractive fruit, good for eating, and outstanding flavour for cooking.  compare
    From €23.90 to €24.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Williams Pear trees

    Williams  Best seller

    Williams is a classic English pear, also known as Bartlett, with good flavour and quite easy to grow.  compare
    From €24.90 to €26.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Worcester Pearmain Apple trees

    Worcester Pearmain

    Worcester Pearmain is a well-known early-season English apple, noted for its strawberry-like flavours.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Yellow Pershore Plum trees

    Yellow Pershore

    Also known as Yellow Egg, Yellow Pershore is a self-fertile heavy cropping culinary plum.  compare
    From €0.00 to €23.90
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking