Fruit tree catalogue


Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners20
Average41
Some needed7

Fruit tree categories

Almond trees1
Apple trees16
Apricot trees3
Cherry trees5
Cider apple trees5
Crab apple trees6
Damson trees4
Japanese Plums1
Mirabelle trees4
Peach trees2
Pear trees6
Perry pear trees2
Plum trees11
Quince trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)1
Medium (semi-dwarf)29
Large (semi-vigorous)92
Full-size (standard)17

Rootstock


Colt4
F12/12
Gisela 54
M1166
M2512
M2613
M91
MM10647
MM1111
Pyrodwarf1
Pyrus c.3
Quince A12
Quince Eline5
Semi-vigorous12
St.Julien13
Torinel2
VVA-14
Wavit4
Weigi 12
Weigi 21

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early1
Early7
Mid22
Late27
Very late11

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days16
1 week17
2-3 weeks10
1-2 months6
3 months or more7

Uses


Good for eating fresh43
Good for cooking27
Good for juice5
Good for cider7

Cooking result


Puree5
Textured puree
Keeps shape1

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential6
Full sun preferred53
Tolerates partial shade5
Tolerates north-facing shade3

Flowering group

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15
211
329
413
56
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile24
Partially self-fertile14
Not self-fertile30

Ploidy

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Diploid67
Triploid1

Pollinating others

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Good12
Average52
Poor3

Vigour

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Weak growing6
Slightly small3
Average growth28
Slightly large9
Large17
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious13
Slow to start bearing5

Cropping


Heavy23
Good29
Light12

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer22
Free-spurring1
Partial tip-bearer5
Tip-bearer2

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening44
Fruit drops when ripe5
Ripens over a period3
Persistent5

Bearing regularity

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Regular56
Biennial tendency6

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance7
Some resistance2
Susceptible1

Can be grown in


Temperate climates61
Mild / damp climates17
Warm climates20

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good28
Average21
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture13

Canker

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Very resistant3
Some resistance3
Neutral
Some susceptibility6
Very susceptible2

Scab

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Very resistant5
Some resistance7
Neutral
Some susceptibility6
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance3
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant4
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Australia1
Belgium 3
Canada2
France 5
Germany 2
New Zealand2
Serbia1
Sweden 1
Ukraine4
United Kingdom34
United States9

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 15991
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 17993
1800 - 184910
1850 - 189911
1900 - 194912
1950 - 199921
20003

Fruit colour


Blue - dark5
Crimson1
Green4
Green - light4
Green / Red1
Green / Yellow7
Orange1
Orange / Red12
Orange flush5
Purple3
Red12
Red - dark2
Russet1
Varigated1
Yellow4
Yellow / Orange1
Yellow / Red2

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  • Cherry trees
    Amber Heart Cherry trees

    Amber Heart

    The most popular traditional English white cherry, widely known as Kent Bigarreau.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Arthur Turner Apple trees

    Arthur Turner

    A mid-season cooking apple, producing a light yellow puree. Very attractive blossom.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Avalon Plum trees

    Avalon

    Avalon is a large mid-season red/purple plum, similar to Victoria, with a very good flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Bardsey Apple trees

    Bardsey

    A hardy disease-resistant apple, discovered growing on an island off the west coast of Wales.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Beauty of Bath Apple trees

    Beauty of Bath

    One of the earliest English apples, ripening in early August.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Very early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • Pear trees
    Beurre Hardy Pear trees

    Beurre Hardy

    A classic French pear with a very good flavour, but grows best in a warm sheltered situation.  compare
    From €23.90 to €26.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Braeburn Apple trees

    Braeburn

    Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 
  • 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 €27.90
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Quince trees
    Champion Quince trees

    Champion

    A large American quince which does well in the drier parts of the UK.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Chivers Delight Apple trees

    Chivers Delight

    Chivers Delight is an under-rated Cox-style apple from Cambridgeshire. Crisp and sweet.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Coe's Golden Drop Plum trees

    Coe's Golden Drop

    Coe's Golden Drop is a large oval gage from the 18th century, noted for its excellent flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Cornish Aromatic Apple trees

    Cornish Aromatic

    An attractive late-season apple from Cornwall, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From €25.90
    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 €25.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Denniston's Superb Plum trees

    Denniston's Superb

    Denniston's Superb is a gage-like green plum, raised in New York in the 19th century.  compare
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Early Transparent Gage Plum trees

    Early Transparent Gage

    One of the easier gages to grow, Early Transparent has attractive semi-translucent plums.  compare
    From €0.00 to €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Damson trees
    Farleigh Damson trees

    Farleigh  Best seller

    One of the hardiest damsons, and crops heavily. Farleigh has the distinctive damson flavour.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Fiesta Apple trees

    Fiesta®  Best seller

    Fiesta (or Red Pippin) is one of the best Cox-style apples, easy to grow, with a good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Japanese Plums
    Flavor King Japanese Plums

    Flavor King

    Flavour King is a pluot (plum / apricot cross) with large sweet fruit.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 1
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Golden Delicious Apple trees

    Golden Delicious

    The flavour of home-grown Golden Delicious is far better than its supermarket reputation.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apricot trees

    Golden Glow

    A modern English apricot, found growing as a chance seedling near Worcester.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Mirabelle trees
    Golden Sphere Mirabelle trees

    Golden Sphere®

    Golden Sphere is a large yellow Cherry Plum with a sweet plum-like flavour.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 1partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: 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 
  • Plum trees
    Guinevere Plum trees

    Guinevere

    Guinevere is a modern late-season dessert plum, with a good flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Mirabelle trees
    Gypsy Mirabelle trees

    Gypsy®

    Gypsy is a bright red Cherry Plum with a notably sweet flavour.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 1partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-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 
  • 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 
  • Perry pear trees
    Hendre Huffcap Perry pear trees

    Hendre Huffcap

    A well-known English perry pear variety, and a reliable cropper. Makes a light, low-tannin perry.  compare
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Pear trees

    Humbug®

    Humbug is an unusual pear variety, the fruits have distinctive green and yellow stripes.  compare
    From €24.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Almond trees
    Ingrid Almond trees

    Ingrid  Best seller

    Ingrid is the best Almond tree for the UK climate, suitable for the warmer and drier areas of the UK.  compare
    From €24.90
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Invincible Pear trees

    Invincible®

    Invincible is a good-flavour pear which can cope with more difficult conditions than most pears.  compare
    Flowering: 2partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Jefferson Plum trees

    Jefferson

    Jefferson is a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Pear trees
    Josephine de Malines Pear trees

    Josephine de Malines

    A classic 19th century winter pear with a high quality flavour.  compare
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Perry pear trees
    Judge Amphlet Perry pear trees

    Judge Amphlet

    A popular English perry pear variety producing a light, low-tannin juice.  compare
    Flowering: 1
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Damson trees

    King of the Damsons

    A traditional 19th century English damson from Nottinghamshire. Also widely-known as Bradley's King.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • 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 
  • Cider apple trees
    Kingston Black Cider apple trees

    Kingston Black  Best seller

    Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.  compare
    From €27.90 to €28.90
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Cherry trees
    Lapins Cherry trees

    Lapins  Best seller

    Perhaps the best all-round sweet cherry for the UK. Easy to grow, with heavy crops of good-flavoured cherries.  compare
    From €23.90 to €24.90
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Laxton's Fortune Apple trees

    Laxton's Fortune

    A quietly popular Edwardian era Cox-style apple, developed by the Laxton Brothers Nursery.  compare
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Limelight Apple trees

    Limelight

    Limelight is an attractive green mid-season dessert apple, ideal for gardens.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Admiration Crab apple trees

    Malus Admiration

    Admiration is a naturally dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Donald Wyman Crab apple trees

    Malus Donald Wyman

    A white-flowered crab-apple notable for its very persistent small red fruits.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Evereste Crab apple trees

    Malus Evereste  Best seller

    Evereste is one of the most well-known crab-apples, featuring white blossom and red-yellow fruits.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Gorgeous Crab apple trees

    Malus Gorgeous

    Malus Gorgeous features light pink blossom and is good for crab apple jelly.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Rosehip Crab apple trees

    Malus Rosehip

    Malus Rosehip is notable for its large rosehip-shaped red fruits.  compare
    From €24.00
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses:
  • Crab apple trees
    Malus Wedding Bouquet Crab apple trees

    Malus Wedding Bouquet

    Malus Wedding Bouquet is named for its abundance of ivory-white blossom.  compare
    From €28.00
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses:
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Pear trees
    Merton Pride Pear trees

    Merton Pride

    One of the best English pears, with a notably juicy buttery flesh.  compare
    From €24.90
    Flowering: 4(triploid)
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Mirabelle trees
    Mirabelle de Nancy Mirabelle trees

    Mirabelle de Nancy  Best seller

    Mirabelle de Nancy is an old traditional Mirabelle, originating from north-east France.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cherry trees
    Napoleon Bigarreau Cherry trees

    Napoleon Bigarreau

    A traditional white cherry, with an excellent flavour and appearance.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Oullins Golden Gage Plum trees

    Oullins Golden Gage  Best seller

    The flavour of a true gage yet also easy to grow, Oullins Golden Gage is a good first gage tree.  compare
    From €23.90 to €24.90
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Pear trees
    Packham's Triumph Pear trees

    Packham's Triumph

    Perhaps the best known Australian pear, producing large quantities of small but sweet-flavoured pears.  compare
    From €25.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Peach trees
    Peregrine Peach trees

    Peregrine  Best seller

    Peregrine is the best flavoured white-flesh peach for the UK climate.  compare
    self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Pitmaston Pine Apple Apple trees

    Pitmaston Pine Apple

    A small English 18th century apple with a distinctive fruity pineapple-like flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 4
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Peach trees
    Redhaven Peach trees

    Redhaven  Best seller

    Red Haven is a yellow-fleshed peach, popular because it has some resistance to peach-leaf curl.  compare
    From €29.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Reine Claude de Bavay Plum trees

    Reine Claude de Bavay

    The most widely-grown green gage, Reine Claude de Bavay has the distinctive gage-like flavour.  compare
    From €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Mirabelle trees
    Ruby Mirabelle trees

    Ruby®

    Ruby is a large-fruited modern Cherry Plum, with dark red flesh.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 1partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Damson trees
    Shropshire Prune Damson trees

    Shropshire Prune  Best seller

    The definitive English damson, Shropshire Prune has the rich astringent flavour typical of damsons.  compare
    From €22.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Cider apple trees
    Somerset Redstreak Cider apple trees

    Somerset Redstreak

    An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.  compare
    From €27.90
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Cherry trees
    Summer Sun Cherry trees

    Summer Sun  Best seller

    Summer Sun is productive mid-season cherry, and should ripen even if the summer weather is less than perfect.  compare
    From €23.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cherry trees
    Sunburst Cherry trees

    Sunburst

    Sunburst is a large red mid-season cherry with a good sweet mild flavour, and notably easy to pick.  compare
    From €23.90 to €27.90
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • 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 €27.90
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Cider apple trees
    Tremlett's Bitter Cider apple trees

    Tremlett's Bitter

    Tremlett's Bitter is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cider
  • Quince trees
    Vranja Quince trees

    Vranja

    A popular traditional Quince variety, well-suited to the southern UK.  compare
    From €23.90
    partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Winter Gem Apple trees

    Winter Gem

    Winter Gem is a late-season apple variety with a very good aromatic flavour.  compare
    From €24.90
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Cider apple trees
    Yarlington Mill Cider apple trees

    Yarlington Mill

    Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.  compare
    Flowering: 5
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Cider