We stock a small range of popular fruit trees as well as some more unusual species and varieties. However, this is but the tip of the iceberg, as we can source an extremely wide range of fruit trees from our various suppliers, especially for autumn planting when many dozens of varieties are available.
Late season dessert apple, largely self-fertile. Best in full sun and moist but well drained and fertile solis. Grafted on to MM106 root stock so will grow to about 3m in height. Red-flushed fruit that will keep in to mid-winter. Pollination group 4
Developed in the Netherlands in 1973 as a cross between the varieties Ingrid Marie and Golden Delicious. Elstar is well known to be heavy cropping with fruit that develop a red flush with stripes and to keep well, and can be eaten from October to December. Flavour is sweetly intense with honey notes. Plant in full sun and fertile moist soil, Pollination group 3. Height on the MM106 root stock will be 3-4m
Mid-season traditional English cooker, raised in 1862 in Cheshire. The green flushed red fruit are ready fro cropping a little eariler than Bramley, in September and will keep for a couple of months. Lord Derby is a heavy cropper and easy to grow and is in flowering group 4.
Plant in moist and fertile soils that are reasonably well drained, although Lord Derby is perhaps a little more resisitant to winter wet than some other apples. Final height on the MM106 rootstock will be 3-4m
This is a lovely old French late-season apple, first listed in 1776. White spring blossom producing medium-large yellowish apples, flushed red and brown. Sweet rich old flavour and creamy white flesh. Can be cooked. MM106
Originates from Worcester in the 1870s and almost immediately awarded an RHS First Class Certificate in 1875 - not surprising as this is a a truly excellent dessert apple. Fruit have a lovely bright red skin colour with an excellent sweet, juicy flesh with a strawberry flavour. Cropping is in September and fruit are best eaten pretty much immediately - no hardship at all.
Worcester Pearmain I in flowering group 3. Plant in full sun in fertile and moist soils. Height on the MM106 root stock will be about 3 or 4m.