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.
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
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.
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.
Sunburst is a self-fertile cherry with large, sweet, very dark red fruit in midsummer. The spring blossom is a lovely single white flower which is great for the bees and the leaves hold good autumn colour. H:4m Full sun preferred. Moist but well drained soil. Colt rootstock.
Small fruit tree producing dark red, acid cherries excellent for cooking. Pretty single white flowers in spring. Self fertile. Crops from late July - August. Will tolerate a north facing site. H:3-4m. Fully hardy. Plant in rich moist soil. Standard Colt 12L container.
A great fruiting tree with attractive single white blossom and sweet, juicy green fruits that look like a greengage - good for cooking as well. Reliable heavy cropper, fully hardy and naturally disease-resistant. H: 3-4m St Julien A