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.
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
Excellent dessert plum. Green/purple fruit and yellow flesh. Self-fertile, and very reliable, will crop heavily once established. Leave on tree for better favour. Pruning is best carried out during active growth, after flowering. H:3-4.5m. St Julien A rootstock
Excellent favour; very sweet with white flesh. Pretty pink blossom. Orange/red skin. Ripens early so reliable in an English garden. AGM. Warm sunny site. St Julien A rootstock. Control peach leaf-curl with winter shelter or Bordeaux mixture.