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
Norfolk Royal Russet is a russeted form of Norfolk Royal - once a popular dessert apple but now quite rare. This is a sport that layers a lovely golden russet colour over the parent's bright red and pale yellow colour. Flesh is quite dry, with asweet flavour - some would say like that of a pear. Vigorous and productive, the fruit will ripen in about September and be kept until Christmas, possibly into the New Year as well. Fully hardy.
Plant Norfolk Royal Russet in full sun in moist, fertile soils. final height on MM106 will be in the region of 3 to 4 metres.
Dessert, with golden-yellow flushed and striped orange-red fruit. Flesh is firm, crisp and yellow-cream in colour. Plant in full sun and any reasonably good soil. MM106 root stock so eventual height about 3m. Pollination group 5. 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.
Bred from James Grieve and Golden Delicious in the 1960s, Red Falstaff is an excellent dessert apple, producing crisp, juicy apples in abundance. Belongs to flowering group 2, and will crop quite late in October, the fruit keeping until the end of the year.
Plant Red Falstaff in full sun in moist, fertile soils. Final height on the MM106 root stock will be about 3 or 4m
Extremely rare wild apple from Kyrgyzstan. Relatively modest rate of growth so good for smaller gardens. Ripens quite late in the season and produces remarkable bright red fruit that is richly flushed red throughout the flesh, with a sweet;ly tart flavour - fantastic for cooking. Plant in full sun and in moist;fertile soils,. Fully hardy. MM106 rootstock will limit height to 3-4m
Black Mulberry. Spreading, rounded deciduous fruit tree. Will in time form a very handsome architectural tree, with historic associations as far back as the Tudors. The variety 'Wellington' is noted for large fruits and heavy crops. Red to dark purple fruit in late summer - very tasty indeed! Will grow best in full sun and a moist and rich soil. H+W 5-7m. Fully hardy.
Spreading, rounded deciduous fruit tree, distinguished from the black mulberry by its glossy foliage. Cream to white fruits after a warm summer - very tasty indeed! Will grow best in full sun and a moist and rich soil. H+W 5-7m. Fully hardy.