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Apple Trees & Pear Trees


Buy apples online from our range below to grow delicious fruit in your back garden. Apple trees, including dwarf apple trees, make wonderful displays either in your garden or larger containers and they are also wonderful in apple pie! Try growing pear trees too; you’ll be rewarded with bumper crops of juicy sweet fruits. Our 'How to grow fruit trees' will help you select the best variety for your garden.



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Apple 'James Grieve'

Malus domestica

A superb RHS AGM variety that makes a fantastic cooking apple and a delicious dessert apple too! Harvest the fruits in early September for refreshingly sharp apples that hold their shape well during cooking. A few weeks later the fruits mature, taking on a sweet flavour and soft texture that makes the perfect dessert fruit. This versatile variety is also renowned for its juicy flesh which is ideal for juicing.


Grafted onto a semi dwarfing rootstock, the crowns of 'James Grieve' apple trees are easily reached to prune, spray and pick your delicious fruit. Apple 'James Grieve' is partially self fertile but it is best grown with another variety to ensure good pollination. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as suitable pollinator. Height and spread: 3m (10') Rootstock: M26.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 4 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap apple tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £26.99

Medlar 'Nottingham'

Mespilus germanica, Dutch Medlar, Minshull Crab

Considered the best flavoured Medlar, producing a heavy crop of medium sized fruits with a interesting caramel flavour. Medlar trees have a flat topped weeping habit, with large white spring flowers and attractive leathery leaves that turn to shades of golden orange in autumn. The russet coloured, apple shaped fruits are excellent eaten with wine, port and cheese, although are more commonly used to make into preserves or the Victorian delicacy Medlar cheese.


Grafted onto a 'Quince A' rootstock, to create a productive tree with moderate vigour. 'Nottingham' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Medlars will begin to fruit 3 or 4 years after planting. Root wrap plant supplied. Height and spread: 4m (13'). Rootstock: 'Quince A'.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 4 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 medlar tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £29.99

Pear 'Red William'

Pyrus communis

Pear 'Red William' is a wonderful red version of one of the most popular pear varieties in the world. This red 'clone' is just as sweet as the original William's pear but with the added attraction of red skin and being slightly more dwarf than Pear 'Williams Bon Chretien'.


Grafted onto 'Quince A' rootstock to produce a tree with moderate vigour and promote fruiting at an early age. These strong growing trees are partially self-fertile but make the ideal planting partner for Conference or Concorde to aid pollination and increase the yield. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as suitable pollinator. Rootstock: Quince A. Height and spread: 3m (9').


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 6 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 root wrap pear tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £24.99

Apple 'Sir Isaac Newton'

Malus domestica, Apple 'Flower of Kent'

Plant a direct descendant of one of the most historically important trees in Britain, a celebrated national treasure for over 300 years - Sir Isaac Newton's Apple tree! The original tree associated with Sir Isaac Newton's observations on gravity stood in the garden of his home, Woolsthorpe Manor; near Grantham. The tree is said to have fallen in a storm and has subsequently regrown on the site, and is still there to this day. It is from this tree that this Sir Isaac Newton's Apple Tree has been propagated, offering a rare opportunity to grow a piece of history in your own garden.


Each tree comes with certification that the tree has been DNA verified as a direct descendant of the original tree in Woolthorpe Manor Gardens. The variety is known as the 'Flower of Kent', and produces hefty cooking apples with an old-fashioned, bumpy shape. The green skin flushes red where the sun shines on it and the fruit cooks to a soft puree with a refined, sweet flavour.


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, the crowns of Sir'Isaac Newton's' apple trees are easily reached to prune, spray and pick your delicious fruit. Apple 'Flower of Kent' is not self fertile so it is best grown with another variety to ensure good pollination. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as suitable pollinator. Height and spread: Up to 3m (10'). Rootstock: M26.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap apple tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £34.99

Medlar 'Westerveldt' (patio)

Mespilus germanica, Dutch Medlar, Minshull Crab

You can now grow this unusual fruit on your patio! Medlar 'Westerveldt' is a compact clone which has been grafted high up on to 'Quince C' rootstock to encourage an even more compact habit. Ideal for growing in large containers, this small tree produces large white flowers in spring followed by full-sized medlar fruits in the autumn. The attractive leathery leaves turn to shades of golden orange in autumn making this a worthwhile specimen plant for the patio. The russet coloured, apple shaped fruits are excellent eaten with wine, port and cheese, although are more commonly used to make medlar jelly or the Victorian delicacy Medlar cheese.


Grafted onto a 'Quince C' rootstock, to produce a compact tree with moderate vigour. This Medlar is well suited to growing in small spaces and 60cm (24") diameter containers. 'Westerveldt' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Medlars will begin to fruit 2 or 3 years after planting. Height and spread: 1m (3') (if containerised). Rootstock: 'Quince C'.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 patio medlar tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £34.99

Pear 'Petit Poire'

Pyrus communis, Patio fruit tree

This unique variety produces plentiful crops of tiny, bite-sized pears from September onwards. The attractive, small, yellow fruits are sweet and juicy with virtually no core. Delicious eaten fresh or poached, this appealing variety is perfectly proportioned for kids lunch boxes - and equally appealing to grownups too! A superb pear tree for growing in large containers in a prominent spot on the patio.

Grafted onto 'Quince A' rootstock to produce a tree with moderate vigour and promote fruiting at an early age. These strong growing trees are partially self-fertile but make the ideal planting partner for other varieties such as 'Williams Bon Chretien' to aid pollination and increase the yield. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as suitable pollinator. Rootstock: Quince A. Height and spread: 3m (9').


Useful links:

Fruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 bare root maiden pear tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
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    • £24.99

Apple 'Pinova'

Malus domestica

Dessert apple 'Pinova' boasts a lovely flavour which is not surprising when it has both Golden Delicious and Cox in its parentage. The delicious, smooth skinned, yellow-orange fruits are ready to harvest from September, but will hang on the tree until December, and store well for up to 3 months if picked. Apple 'Pinova' is easy to grow and also has excellent resistance to mildew and scab.


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, the crowns of 'Pinova' apple trees are easily reached to prune, spray and pick your delicious fruit. 'Pinova' is not self-fertile so for the heaviest crops it is best grown with another variety. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as suitable pollinator. Root wrap plant supplied. Height and spread: 2.5m (8') Rootstock: M9.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 3 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap apple tree

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    • £24.99
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Crab Apple 'Golden Hornet'

Malus x zumi

Pink buds open to reveal pretty white cup shaped blossom in April and May, followed by spectacular crops of bright golden-yellow fruits that make an eye-catching autumn display and hold on the tree well into winter. Crab Apple 'Golden Hornet' makes an attractive and productive specimen tree for smaller gardens, with a long season of interest. Crab apple fruits can be harvested to make delicious crab apple jelly. Any unpicked fruits will soften after a few frosts to create a sumptuous food source for wild birds. Crab apples are self fertile and if planted near orchard apple trees make excellent pollinators. Rootstock: M26. Height and spread: 3m (10').

Estimated time to cropping once planted: 1 year.
Estimated time to best yields: 3 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap crab apple tree

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    • £24.99
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Apple 'Croquella'

Malus domestica, Patio fruit tree

The naturally dwarf habit of Apple 'Croquella' makes this French variety perfect for growing in containers. Good crops of bright red apples with crisp white flesh can be harvested from September onwards. This compact apple tree takes on a rather oriental appearance as it ages which forms a particularly attractive patio fruit tree.


Apple 'Croquella' is partially self-fertile, but for the heaviest crops it is best grown with another variety to ensure good pollination. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as suitable pollinator. Height and spread: 120cm (48"). Rootstock: Pajam 9.


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 root wrap apple tree

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    • £34.99
    • Out of stock

Patio apple and pear trees

Malus domestica, Pyrus communis

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    • 1 x 9cm potted plant - Gala Apple

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 3 x 9cm potted plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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