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Stone Fruit Trees


You'll find plum trees, cherry trees, peach trees and many more in this range of stone fruit trees. Patio fruit trees are ideal if you're short of space, but still want to grow your own tasty fruit. All our fruit trees are grafted on to fruit rootstocks to ensure the best quality trees and fruit crops. Read our handy 'how to grow fruit trees' guide to help you choose the best fruit tree for your garden.



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Plum 'Victoria'

Prunus domestica

 Customer Rating

Britain's best known plum and undoubtedly the nation's favourite. This reliable British bred garden variety produces heavy crops of egg shaped, medium sized fruits that are ideal for both culinary and dessert use. 'Victoria' Plums make delicious pies and jams, or simply eat them straight from the tree in late August.


Grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Plum 'Victoria' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion.
Maiden Tree - Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: St. Julien A.
Patio Tree - Height and spread: 1m (3'). Rootstock: Dwarf rootstock VVA1.


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 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £19.99
    • 1 patio tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £34.99

Cherry 'Sunburst'

Prunus avium, Sweet Cherry, Patio fruit tree

 Customer Rating
  • Suitable for containers

Cherry 'Sunburst' makes an attractive tree both in flower or when laden with fruit. A slightly earlier cropping variety than 'Stella', from mid July this dessert variety produces large dark red, almost black cherries of the sweetest flavour. The high quality fruits store well for a short period after picking.


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive cherry tree with good sized fruits. This cherry is well suited to growing in small spaces and 60cm (2') diameter containers, or trained against a wall. 'Sunburst' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2m (6') Rootstock: Gisella 5.


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 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £26.99

Cherry 'Regina' (patio)

Prunus avium, Sweet Cherry, Patio fruit tree

  • NEW in 2014

Grafted very high up on a dwarfing rootstock to encourage a more compact growing habit, Cherry 'Regina' is superb for small gardens and patio containers. From July to August, this delicious dessert cherry produces firm, dark red fruits with excellent flavour. With pink spring blossom and an abundance of summer fruit, this dwarf cherry tree makes a very decorative and productive plant for the patio.


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive cherry tree with good sized fruits. This cherry is well suited to growing in small spaces and 60cm (2') diameter containers, or trained against a wall. 'Regina' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1.2m (4') Rootstock: Gisella 5.


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 patio tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £34.99

Greengage Reine Claude

Prunus domestica, Gages

 Customer Rating

The original greengage plum producing good yields of attractive, deliciously sweet-flavoured, yellow-green fruits. Trees crop regularly producing good sized fruit that is ready to harvest in August.


Grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Greengage is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: St. Julien A.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £25.99

Damson Plum 'Merryweather'

Prunus insititia, Bullace

  • Ideal for making preservatives

A medium sized Damson plum with good resistance to silver leaf disease. Damson 'Merryweather' produces heavy crops of large, yellow fleshed fruits for picking in late August. The blue skinned plums have a juicy, acidic flavour which is ideal for making delicious flavoured preserves.


Grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Damson 'Merryweather' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: St. Julien A.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £26.99

Cherry 'Stella'

Prunus avium, Sweet Cherry, Patio fruit tree

Britain's best known dessert cherry that reliably produces firm, dark red fleshed fruits with the sweetest flavour, that can be harvested from mid July to August. A Canadian bred variety, Cherry 'Stella' makes an attractive tree both in flower or when laden with fruit.


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive cherry tree with good sized fruits. This cherry is well suited to growing in small spaces and 60cm (2') diameter containers, or trained against a wall. 'Stella' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8') Rootstock: Gisella 6.


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 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £28.99

Apricot 'Flavourcot'®

Prunus armeniaca

 Customer Rating

Specially bred for the cooler UK climate, to produce huge crops of large egg sized, delicious orange-red fruits with outstanding colour, texture and flavour. Being late flowering, Apricot 'Flavourcot'® is also frost resistant so you will always get a crop. This variety is ideal for cooking, as well as being sweet and juicy when eaten fresh from the tree in August.

Propagated onto 'Mont Clare' rootstock to create a small, manageable tree that is proven to give a bigger crop of apricots. Apricot 'Flavourcot'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: Up to 2.5m (8') Rootstock: Mont Clare.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 feathered maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £32.99

Peach 'Avalon Pride'

Prunus persica

 Customer Rating
  • The first Peach Leaf Curl resistant variety!
  • Perfect to grow in UK conditions

This unique peach was discovered as a chance seedling in Washington State, near Seattle. Peach 'Avalon Pride' bears pretty pink flowers followed by large, deliciously juicy fruits from early August.


Propagated onto 'Mont Clare' rootstock, which is very productive with medium vigour, and makes peach trees less susceptible to frost damage. Peach 'Avalon Pride' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2m (6') Rootstock: Mont Clare.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

 

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    • 1 feathered maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £34.99

Peach 'Crimson Bonfire®' (patio)

Prunus persica

  • NEW in 2014

A true, naturally dwarf peach tree from California with striking burgundy leaves. Pretty pink blossom in spring is followed by full-size fruits which are deep orange-red in colour and have a deliciously sweet flavour. Peach 'Crimson Bonfire® makes a dramatic and unusual container specimen and is sure to be a talking point in your garden! When growing peach trees on the patio, use a large 60cm (24") diameter container filled with a soil based compost such as John Innes No 3.


Propagated onto Peach Seedling rootstock and specifically bred to be dwarf. Peach 'Crimson Bonfire®' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1m (3') Rootstock: Peach Seedling.


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 patio tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £34.99

Stone Fruit Collection

Prunus persica, Prunus armeniaca

Years ago growing nectarines, peaches and apricots used to be considered difficult for many gardeners. But times have changed and with a warmer climate and modern breeding, it's never been easier to grow your own mouth-watering stone fruits.


The fruit trees in this collection are propagated onto 'Mont Clare' rootstock to create productive, manageable trees with medium vigour. These trees are self-fertile and therefore do not require pollination companions. The fruits can be harvested in August. Height and spread: Up to 3m (9'). Rootstock: Mont Clare .


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


  • Collection comprises 1 tree each of:
  • Peach 'Avalon Pride' - The first Peach Leaf Curl resistant variety bearing pretty pink flowers followed by large, deliciously juicy fruits.
  • Apricot 'Flavourcot®' - Specially bred for the cooler UK climate, to produce huge crops of large egg sized, delicious orange-red fruits with outstanding colour, texture and flavour.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 2 feathered maidens - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
    • SAVE £10.99  
    • £65.98 £54.99

Cherry 'Crown Morello'

Prunus cerasus, Acid Cherry, Sour Cherry

 Customer Rating

Cherry 'Crown Morello' is the largest of the cooking cherries, with very juicy dark red fruits for making pies and jams, wine or Cherry Brandy. This acid cherry grows well in a north facing position producing a bumper crop of cherries from late August onwards. Cherries make an attractive tree both in flower or when laden with fruit.


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive cherry tree with good sized fruits. This cherry is well suited to growing in small spaces and 60cm (2') diameter containers, or trained against a wall. 'Morello' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2m (6') Rootstock: Gisella 5.


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 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £28.99

Plum 'Mirabelle de Nancy'

Prunus insititia, Mirabelle Plum, Damson, Bullace

  • A taste of honey!
 Customer Rating

Plum 'Mirabelle de Nancy' is a vigorous, upright variety producing heavy crops of classic, yellow, small French plums from September. The incredibly sweet, stone free fruits ripen from white to honey yellow and are excellent eaten fresh or cooked.


Grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Plum 'Mirabelle de Nancy' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: St. Julien A.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £28.99

Plum 'Victoria' & 'Greengage' Collection

Prunus domestica

This classic collection will produce heavy yields of delicious plums from late August. Grafted onto semi-dwarfing rootstocks, they will form compact, productive trees. Although these varieties are partially self fertile, when planted together they will aid pollination and increase yields between each other. Height and spread: 3.5m (11'). Rootstock: St. Julien A.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Plum 'Victoria' - Britain's best known plum and undoubtedly the nation's favourite. This reliable British bred garden variety produces heavy crops of egg shaped, medium sized fruits that are ideal for both culinary and dessert use. Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years. Estimated time to best yields: 4 years.
  • Greengage - The original greengage plum producing good yields of attractive, deliciously sweet-flavoured yellow-green fruits. Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years. Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 2 maiden trees - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £43.98 £39.99

Peach 'Bonanza' (patio)

Prunus persica

 Customer Rating

A Californian bred, genetic dwarf peach producing a 'mop head' of full size leaves on a small tree, making it ideal for growing in containers. Each spring Peach 'Bonanza' is covered in a mass of pink blossom, followed by delicious full sized fruits that can be harvested in August. When growing peach trees on the patio, use a large 60cm (24") diameter container filled with a soil based compost such as John Innes No 3.


Propagated onto St Julien' rootstock and specifically bred to be dwarf. Peach 'Bonanza' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1m (3') Rootstock: St. Julien.


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 patio tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £34.99

Pluot 'Purple Candy'®

Prunus, Plum-Apricot Hybrid

Get the best of both worlds with this amazing hybrid fruit tree. Pluot 'Purple Candy'® combines the fragrant taste of an apricot and the juiciness of a plum in large, smooth, red skinned fruits that can be harvested from August.


This naturally small tree is grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Pluot 'Purple Candy'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: Peach Seedling.


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 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £37.99

Nectarine 'Necterella' (patio)

Prunus persica var. nectarina, Patio fruit tree

Bred in California, Nectarine 'Necterella' is a genetically dwarf variety, making it ideal for growing in containers. The delicious crop of nectarines can be harvested in August from an attractive 'mop head' of branches.


Propagated onto 'St Julien' rootstock and specifically bred to be dwarf. Nectarine 'Necterella' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1.5m (5') Rootstock: St. Julien.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 patio tree

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    • £34.99

Plum 'Seneca'

Prunus domestica

  • The largest plum we have ever seen!

Plum 'Seneca' produces red skinned fruits with a free stone that falls easily away from the delicious bright yellow-orange flesh. This delicious dessert plum is perfect for extending the season when planted with earlier fruiting varieties, as the fruits of 'Seneca' will not ripen until mid September.


Grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Plum 'Seneca' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: St. Julien 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 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £28.99

Peach 'Sauzee Bell'®

Prunus persica

Flattened 'doughnut' peaches have gained recent popularity in the supermarkets for their unusual shape and exceptional sweet flavour. Peach 'Sauzee Bell'® is one of the tastiest with a small stone and plenty of delicious, juicy flesh.

Propagated onto 'Mont Clare' rootstock, which is very productive with medium vigour, and makes peach trees less susceptible to frost damage. Peach 'Sauzee Bell'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8') Rootstock: Mont Clare.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 feathered maiden tree

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    • £37.99
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Apricot 'Aprigold'® (patio)

Prunus armeniaca

With red tinged growing tips and pale pink spring blossom, this naturally dwarf Apricot tree makes a pretty container plant. Good yields of deliciously sweet, full sized fruits can be harvested each year from late July. Apricot 'Aprigold'® makes a superb patio fruit tree – the perfect feature for smaller gardens.


Propagated onto 'Peach Seedling' rootstock to create a small, manageable tree. Apricot 'Aprigold'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1m (39") Rootstock: Peach Seedling.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 patio tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £34.99

Plum 'Opal'

Prunus domestica

 Customer Rating

Plum 'Opal' is one of the most reliable garden varieties, and is suitable for growing throughout the country. Slightly earlier to crop than 'Victoria', this dessert plum produces a heavy crop of excellent quality, small, yellow skinned fruits with an attractive red flush in July and August. The golden flesh easily separates from its stone and has a delicious gage flavour.


Grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive tree. Plum 'Opal' is partially self-fertile but will produce a better yield if planted with a pollination companion such as Plum 'Victoria'. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: St. Julien 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 maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £28.99

Aprium 'Cot 'n Candy'®

Prunus, Apricot-Plum Hybrid

Get the best of both worlds with this amazing hybrid fruit tree. Part apricot and part plum, the crunchy fruits have are plum-shaped with an intensely sweet apricot flavour. Aprium 'Cot 'n Candy'® produces good yields of these unusual, mouth-watering fruits that can be harvested from early August.



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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    • £37.99
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Apple & Plum Tree Collection

Malus domestica, Prunus domestica

This collection includes two popular garden varieties - Apple 'Braeburn' and Plum 'Victoria'. Plus 2 tree guards to protect the trunks of your trees from rabbit, deer or pet damage.


Apple 'Braeburn' - Huge crops of bi-coloured, smooth skinned, crisp and juicy fruits that can be harvested from October. Apple 'Braeburn' is not self-fertile so if you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has an apple tree close by that can act as suitable pollinator. Height and spread: 2.5m (8') Rootstock: M9 (Dwarf). Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years. Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Plum 'Victoria' - This reliable British bred garden variety produces heavy crops of egg shaped, medium sized fruits for harvesting in late August. Plum 'Victoria' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: St. Julien A (Dwarf). 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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Cherry 'Griotella'

Prunus cerasus, Acid Cherry, Sour Cherry, Patio fruit tree

This naturally dwarf tree has an attractive weeping habit, and looks stunning when in blossom. 'Griotella' produces heavy crops of sharp tasting fruits late July that cook exceptionally well - especially tasty baked in a cherry pie!


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, to produce a compact, productive cherry tree with good sized fruits. This cherry is well suited to growing in small spaces and 60cm (2') diameter containers, or trained against a wall. 'Griotella' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1.5m (5') Rootstock: Colt.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 maiden tree

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    • £34.99
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Peach 'Peregrine'

Prunus persica

The best English variety since its introduction in 1906! In March early pink blossoms provide eye-catching displays, followed by red flushed white skinned fruits from mid August. This delicious white fleshed peach is a favourite tree for wall training.


Propagated onto 'St. Julien' rootstock, which is very productive with medium vigour, and makes peach trees less susceptible to frost damage. Peach 'Peregrine' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 3m (9') Rootstock: St. Julien.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 feathered maiden tree

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    • £29.99
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Nectarine 'Fantasia'

Prunus persica var. nectarina

One of the best garden varieties, Nectarine 'Fantasia' is easy to grow with very good resistance to frost. This mouth-watering nectarine produces an excellent crop of vivid orange-red fruits with juicy yellow flesh and a 'free' stone that can be harvested in August. Early harvests have a fresh tangy flavour, while later pickings taste rich and sweet.

Propagated onto 'Mont Clare' rootstock to create a medium sized, manageable tree that is proven to give a bigger crop of nectarines. Nectarine 'Fantasia' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: Up to 2.5m (8') Rootstock: Mont Clare.


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 1 feathered maiden tree

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £29.99

Plum 'Full Season Collection'

Prunus domestica

Plums are delicious eaten fresh, or made into a plum crumble or jam. As supermarkets are reluctant to offer the best tasting varieties due to thin skins and bruising, growing your own is the best way to enjoy the real flavour that this fruit can offer.


Plum 'Full Season Collection' are grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce compact, productive trees. Although these varieties are all partially self fertile, when planted together they will aid pollination and increase yields between each other for an extended cropping period from July to September. Height and spread: 3.5m (11'). Rootstock: St. Julien A.


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


  • Collection comprises 1 tree each of:
  • Plum 'Opal' - Slightly earlier to crop than 'Victoria', this dessert plum produces a heavy crop of excellent quality, small, yellow skinned fruits with an attractive red flush in July and August.
  • Plum 'Victoria' - Britain's best known plum and undoubtedly the nation's favourite. This reliable British bred garden variety produces heavy crops of egg shaped, medium sized fruits that are ideal for both culinary and dessert use.
  • Plum 'Seneca' - Produces a late September crop of red skinned fruits with a free stone that falls easily away from the delicious bright yellow-orange flesh.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • 3 maiden trees - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £77.97 £59.99

Apricot 'Orange Summer'®

Prunus armeniaca

Apricot 'Orange Summer'® produces firm, attractive fruits with a true, sweet apricot flavour. This late maturing variety can be harvested from the end of August and unlike other apricots, they can be picked and enjoyed from the tree for over a month with the fruits remaining in good condition.


Propagated onto 'Peach Seedling' rootstock to create a small, manageable tree that is proven to give a bigger crop of apricots. Apricot 'Orange Summer'® is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: Up to 2.5m (8') Rootstock: Peach Seedling


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • £32.99
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Nectarine 'Madame Blanchette'

Prunus persica var. nectarina

Pale orange-red skins and juicy white flesh make the fruits of Nectarine 'Madame Blanchette' particularly appealing. This vigorous Nectarine produces reliable crops of mouth-watering, sweet fruits that taste delicious eaten freshly picked. For the heaviest crops, try fan training this superb variety against a hot, sunny wall.

Propagated onto 'St. Julien' rootstock to create a medium sized, manageable tree that is proven to give a bigger crop of nectarines. Nectarine 'Madame Blanchette' is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: Up to 3m (9') Rootstock: St. Julien.


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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    • £29.99
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Plum/Cot Collection

Prunus, Apricot-Plum Hybrid

Get the best of both worlds with these amazing hybrid fruit trees. Part plum and part apricot, these two interspecific hybrids produce unique fruits that can be enjoyed from August onwards.


These naturally small trees are grafted onto a semi-dwarfing rootstock, to produce compact, productive trees. Pluot 'Purple Candy'® and Aprium Cot 'n' Candy'® are both self-fertile and therefore do not require pollination companions. Height and spread: 2.5m (8'). Rootstock: Peach Seedling.


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


  • Collection comprises:
  • Aprium 'Cot 'n' Candy'® - Part apricot and part plum, the crunchy fruits have are plum-shaped with an intensely sweet apricot flavour.
  • Pluot 'Purple Candy'® - Combines the fragrant taste of an apricot and the juiciness of a plum in large, smooth, red skinned fruits that can be harvested from August.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

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    • £75.98 £59.99
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Sloe 'Southampton Selection'

Prunus spinosa, Blackthorn

  • New in 2014
Also known as Blackthorn, this thorny native shrub is well known for its small stone fruits or 'sloes' which are popular for making fruit liqueurs! Sloe 'Southampton Selection' grows into a more manageable tree or shrub than the wild form and produces heavier crops. Masses of fabulous white blossom in early spring is followed by spherical blue-black fruits which ripen in October. Although unpleasant eaten raw, sloe berries are fantastic for making sloe gin, jellies and puddings. Grow sloe bushes as part of a mixed hedge, in a shrub border or in wildlife gardens where the spring blossom provides an early source of nectar and pollen for bees. Also copes well with coastal conditions. Height: 5m (16'). Spread: 4m (13').
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    • 1 x sloe tree

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £26.99