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
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.
Closely related to plums, though sweeter and with superior flavour. Best in a warm and sunny spot. Small fruits with yellowish-green flesh; pollinate with other gages or plums; harvest August-September. H: about 3.5m on St. Julien A rootstock.
Early and heavy-cropping plum, very reliable, healthy and easy to grow. Dual purpose, so can be eaten as a sweet dessert plum or as a cooker. Once established, prune by about 1/3 in July. Fully hardy. H: 2-4m St. Julien A rootstock.
A late cultivar with orange-red fruits. The fruit is golden-orange with an attractive, crimson flush. Plant in a warm position, or train against a south-facing wall. Protect blossom from frost. Fully hardy. H:2-3m
Arguably the best sweet dessert cherry - self fertile and very productive. Plant in deep rich soil and reasonably sheltered postion for maximum yield. grafted on to a Colt A rootstock giving a tree perhaps 4-5m tall in 10 years. Prune after flowering in early summer if required.