We offer a comprehensive range of fruit trees from pips to stones and of course our stock is backed up by our knowledge & competent tree husbandry.
Half standard on MM106 stock (semi vigorous, around 4metres at 10 years maturity)
Beauty of Bath – Bright red flush on yellow skin, often stained pink under skin, sweet and juicy eater, August cropping. Group 2.
Blenheim Orange – Yellow/gold fruit, orange flush. Nutty taste, sweet & crumbly texture for eating & cooking. Triploid, tip bearing. October cropping. Group 3.
Braeburn – Crisp, firm, aromatic fruit, October cropping. Needs sheltered, sunny spot. Group 4
Bramley Seedling – Very large green/yellow fruit, strong flavour, one of the best cookers. Triploid, strong grower. October cropping. Group 3.
Cox’s Orange Pippin – Orange flushed greenish/yellow. Creamy flesh, best flavoured, sweet & aromatic. Disease prone & mardy. Sept. cropping. Group 3
Crispin – Crisp, sweet & juicy, large fruits that store well. Eats and cooks. Triploid, October cropping. Group 3.
Discovery – Crisp & juicy red fruit. Good disease resistance, performs well. August cropping, Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Egremont Russet – Sweet & nutty, favourite russet variety, performs well. October ropping, Group 2. Excellent pollinator.
Elstar – Heavy cropping, juicy red, honey flavoured fruit. Highly recommended, October crop, Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Ellison’s Orange – medium sized, red juicy fruit developing aniseed flavour. Scab resistant & overall. Sept. cropping, Group 4.
Falstaff – Green/red striped fruit with superb crisp & juicy flavour. Frost resistant, SELF FERTILE. Oct. cropping, Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Fiesta Red Pippin – Rich, aromatic & sweet, heavy cropping. Excellent garden tree, suitable for colder areas. Oct cropping, Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Gala – Reliable cropper of well flavoured crisp red fruit. Susceptible to scab. Oct. cropping, Group 4.
George Cave – Strong, sweet, sharp carmine striped fruit. August cropping, does not store well. Group 1.
Golden Delicious – Popular, sweet, honey flavoured, dual purpose fruit. Oct. cropping, Group 4, Excellent pollinator
Howgate Wonder – Large, yellow striped red fruit with a sweet & juicy taste. October cropping. Group 3. Good eater or cooker, holds shape well when cooked.
Ida Red – large red fruit that stores well. Oct. cropping
James Grieve – Crisp and juicy, red striped fruit that crops well. Reliable. Dual purpose. Sept. cropping, Group 3
Jon a Gold – A lovely cross of Golden Delicious & Jonathan, a heavy cropping variety, the skin is covered with red spotting and vertical striping. Large in size its flesh is crisp, juicy and creamy yellow in colour. The Jonagold apple has a balanced blend of both its parents’ flavours offering the sweet-tart taste found in the Jonathan and the aromatic honey like scent of the Golden Delicious. Triploid, mid to late cropping. Group 4.
Katy – Sweet, juicy, firm flesh, red. Does not store. Sept. cropping. Trouble free. Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Lord Lambourne – Sweet, aromatic fruit, bright striped fruit. Reliable cropper. Good for small gardens. Tip bearing. Sept. cropping. Group 2.
Laxton’s Fortune – Well flavoured, colourful fruit that stores well. Easy to crop. Stores well. Oct. cropping.
Laxton’s Superb – Sweet, Cox like fruit, well coloured. Very hardy, can be biennial. Oct. cropping, Group 4.
Scrumptious – Fresh, fragrant fruit, designed for garden growing. Neat habit, free flowering & hardy SELF FERTILE. Sept.cropping, Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Spartan – Sweet, juicy, crisp white fleshed, red fruit. Reliable and comparatively trouble free. Oct. cropping, Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Tyderman Worcester – juicy, strawberry flavour. Reliable heavy crop. Sept. cropping, doesn’t store well. Group 1.
Worceter Permain – Very sweet, strawberry flavour, reliable cropper. Sept. cropping, Group 3. Excellent pollinator.
Half standard on QUINCE ‘A’ Stock (semi vigorous, around 4metres at 10 years maturity)
Beth – Pale green to yellow, small, sweet well flavoured fruit. Good garden variety, reliable cropper, September. Group 3.
Beurre Hardy – Tender, juicy rose flavoured fruit, med/large. Good cropper. Vigorous habit. Sept. cropping. Group 4.
Conference – Sweet, juicy fruit, reliable cropper and good garden variety. Excellent pollinator. Group 3. SELF FERTILE
Concorde – Pale green to yellow fruit with patches of gold/brown russet. Sweet & juicy flesh. Heavy cropping. Compact habit. Group 4 SELF FERTILE.
Doyenne Du Comice – Superb, rich juicy flesh, best flavoured that can be cooked. Oct. cropping. Needs pollinating partner. Group 4.
Fertility – Well flavoured, dual purpose good cropping fruit. Late Sept. crop. Excellent pollinator SELF FERTILE.
Williams Bon Chretien – Very juicy & sweet med/large size fruit, regular & reliable Aug cropper. Susceptible to scab. Group 3
Half standard on COLT stock – semi vigorous stock, (semi vigorous, around 4metres at 10 years maturity)
Bigarreau Gaucher – well flavoured black cherry. Late/mid, heavy cropping. Needs pollinating partner – most work. Disease prone but vigorous & tolerant.
Kentish Bigarreau Napolean - Bigarreau Napoleon cherries are known as Naps to their fans. These very big, firm cherries have a pale gold colour peeking out from a pretty, marbled red flush that develops where the fruit faces the sun. The flavour is sweet and full bodied, but less sugary than darker sweet cherries. They are considered to be white cherries, which refers to their pale flesh, not their skin. They are self-sterile & not good pollinators. They need a pollinator to fruit, STELLA or SUNBURST work well.
Lapins ‘Cherokee’ – large black, well flavoured fruit, garden favourite with strong upright habit. SELF FERTILE
Mermet Early – sweet, dark red fruit that crops well, mid season, needs pollinating partner – most work.
Morello – Strong acid flavour, large fruit for cooking. Tough & reliable for North walls. July/Aug cropping SELF FERTILE.
Stella – Sweet & juicy, large, dark red fruit. Late July crop. Very reliable good garden variety. Excellent pollinator & SELF FERTILE.
Sunburst – Large, sweet, gorgeous flavoured black fruit. Late July cropping. SELF FERTILE.
Half standard on St. Julien ‘A’ stock (semi vigorous, around 4metres at 10 years maturity)
Czar – Dark purple, yellow flesh, very reliable, best culinary fruit but can be eaten when well ripe. August crop, Group 3, SELF FERTILE.
Marjories Seedling – Large, good quality fruit, latest to crop & pick. Dual purpose fruit, reliable grower. Group 5, SELF FERTILE.
Opal – small reddish/purple fruit with quality taste, earliest to crop, reliable, good garden variety. Group 3, SELF FERTILE
Rivers Early Prolific – small bluish/purple fruit, sweet & juicy when fully ripe, prolific cropper, dual purpose fruit, Group 2.
Victoria – Quality large pale red fruits, multi-purpose use. Disease prone but worth the work. Group 3, SELF FERTILE
de Nancy - the French plum! An old French heritage variety, producing masses of small yellow plums ready for harvest typically early September. The fruit is has a perfumed, sweet honey like taste and can be both eaten from the tree or cooked. Partially self fertile.
Gypsy - a striking tree when in fruit with its masses of bright red fruits. This is a modern variety, bearing well flavoured honey sweet pink fleshed fruit.
Half standard on St. Julien ‘A’ stock (semi vigorous, around 4metres at 10 years maturity)
Farleigh Cluster – very small blue/black fruit, local variety, reliable regular cropper, good for cooking. SELF FERTILE.
Merryweather – old favourite with large plum sized blue/black fruit, dual purpose, SELF FERTILE
Gages are small plums that have a more delicate constitution but with best flavour and sugar content. They are often shy to crop but will have the occasional good year where patience will be rewarded. Green, yellow and red fruiting forms are available.
Cambridge – small, yellow/green juicy sweet, fruit. Reliable, heavy cropper. SELF FERTILE but does better with a partner stone (Victoria works well)
Coes Golden Drop – Large, yellow fruit, well flavoured reliable cropper, SELF FERTILE
Oulins Golden Gage – excellent old fashioned flavour, large fruit, pick early for cooking, or leave to ripen & eat. SELF FERTILE.
Hales Early – pale fleshed, tender, delicious fruit. Heavy cropping, hardy and early to crop. SELF FERTILE
Peregrine - intense, rich flavour, crimson skin. Reliable & heavy cropping, needs shelter. SELF FERTILE
Rochester – largest & most suitable yellow fleshed fruit with a soft & juicy taste. Flowers late so avoids frost & crops reliably. SELF FERTILE.
APRICOTS & NECTARINES
Apricot Moor Park - Raised in 1760, Moorpark is reliable and the most commonly grown apricot in England. Firm juicy orange flesh of good flavour, ripening in August. Apricot trees are grafted on a St Julian ‘A’ rootstock and will reach an eventual height of 3.5-4.5m (12-15ft).
Apricot Royal George - A very rich, highly flavoured peach. Large, pale yellow fruits with a very deep red flush. Firm, pale yellow, aromatic fruits. A heavy crop that ripens late August/ early September
Nectarine John Rivers - Probably the earliest outdoor nectarine. Large, golden yellow fruits with crimson flush and stripes. The flavour is very rich and juicy. Ripens mid July.
Nectarine Lord Napier – An early fruiting variety producing large dark crimson fruit. The flesh is very white with a melting, juicy texture. SELF FERTILE.