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APRICOT, MOORPARK (Prunus armeniaca Moorpark). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Aug-Sept Go to Top of Page

Rich sweet flavoured, large juicy fruits with deep orange flesh are produced from August to early September. Self-fertile. RHS award of garden merit.
Best grown as a fan trained tree against a west, south-west or south wall where it will need a minimum area of 12ft wide (3.6m) and 6ft high (2 metres). They will crop as free standing trees in a sheltered sunny position free from late frosts. Plant 15-18ft (4.6-5.5m) apart. Young trees suitable for growing as bush or fan-trained trees. Rootstock St. Julien A.

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APRICOT, MOORPARK (Prunus armeniaca Moorpark)
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 Br19.95



APRICOT, TOMCOT (Prunus armeniaca Tomcot). Season of Use: Early to mid Aug. Go to Top of Page

New Canadian variety that has revolutionised apricot growing in Europe. Attractive compact tree producing superb juicy fruits. Self-fertile.
Best grown as a fan trained tree against a west, south-west or south wall where it will need a minimum area of 12ft wide (3.6m) and 6ft high (2 metres). They will crop as free standing trees in a sheltered sunny position free from late frosts. Plant 15-18ft (4.6-5.5m) apart. Young trees suitable for growing as bush or fan-trained trees. Rootstock St. Julien A.

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APRICOT, TOMCOT (Prunus armeniaca Tomcot)
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 Br19.95



APRICOTS, ROOTSTOCKS. Go to Top of Page

See St. Julien A rootstock



CHERRIES, ROOTSTOCKS. Go to Top of Page

We can supply the following Rootstocks to enable you to graft your cherry trees.
Cherries Colt - Very productive semi-vigorous stock. Good fertile soil needed. Semi-vigorous. Height 15ft (4.6m).

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 Colt2.99



CHERRY, MORELLO (Prunus cerasus Morello). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: August Culinary (Suitable for Cooking)Go to Top of Page

A variety from Kent which bears large, round, very dark red, juicy sharp acid flavoured fruits with dark red flesh which are excellent for cooking, sauces, pies, jam and wine making. Regular heavy cropper. Excellent for fan training on north wall. Self-fertile. Award of Garden Merit.
Supplied bare rooted on Colt rootstock (a semi-dwarfing rootstock) or on Giesla rootstock (a dwarfing rootstock ideal for a small garden).
Planting distance: Bush and fan-trained 12-15ft (3.7-4.6m), half standard 15-20ft (4.6m-6m).

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 Maiden/Giesla19.95
 Maiden/Colt15.95
 Bush/Colt19.95



CHERRY, STELLA (Prunus avium Stella). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Late July Desert FruitGo to Top of Page

Reliable Canadian variety introduced in 1968. Juicy excellent flavoured large dark red cherries, sweet and delicious. Good cropper, vigorous upright growth. Self-fertile. Award of Garden Merit. Supplied bare rooted on Colt rootstock (a semi-dwarfing rootstock) or on Giesla rootstock (a dwarfing rootstock ideal for a small garden).
Planting distance: Bush and fan-trained 12-15ft (3.7-4.6m), half standard 15-20ft (4.6m-6m).

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 Maiden/Giesla19.95
 Maiden/Colt15.95
 Bush/Colt21.95
 Half Std./Colt24.95



CHERRY, SUMMER SUN (Prunus avium Summer Sun). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Late July/Aug Desert FruitGo to Top of Page

Reliable, highly recommended dessert cherry from Norwich with sweet dark red fruits. Compact habit and suitable for colder more exposed areas. Self-fertile. Award of Garden Merit.
Supplied bare rooted on Colt rootstock (a semi-dwarfing rootstock) or on Giesla rootstock (a dwarfing rootstock ideal for a small garden).
Planting distance: Bush and fan-trained 12-15ft (3.7-4.6m), half standard 15-20ft (4.6m-6m).

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 Maiden/Giesla19.95
 Maiden/Colt15.95
 Bush/Colt21.95
 Half Std./Colt24.95P.O.A.



CHERRY, SUNBURST (Prunus avium Sunburst). Season of Use: Early July Desert FruitGo to Top of Page

Very large fruits of excellent flavour, black when ripe. Very heavy yield. Will store well for a short period after picking. Easy garden variety introduced from Canada in 1984. Self-fertile.
Supplied bare rooted on Colt rootstock (a semi-dwarfing rootstock) or on Giesla rootstock (a dwarfing rootstock ideal for a small garden).
Planting distance: Bush and fan-trained 12-15ft (3.7-4.6m), half standard 15-20ft (4.6m-6m). Maiden and Bush trees are suitable for fan training.

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 Maiden/Giesla19.95
 Maiden/Colt15.95
 Bush/Colt21.95
 Half Std./Colt24.95



ELDERBERRY, BLACK LACE (Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla Black Lace). Go to Top of Page

Beautiful shrub with deeply cut purple-black foliage which turns deep red in autumn before falling. Flat heads, to 15cm (6ins) across, of black buds open to clusters of tiny pink, lemon scented flowers. These then form large bunches of black elderberries which are delicious for wine, juice and cordials. The flowers can also be used for wine making or flavouring other fruits. Height and spread if not pruned 10ft x 10ft (3m x 3m).

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This plant is registered for Plant Breeders' Rights. Propagation by unlicensed growers is prohibited.

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 Pg5.99



FIG, BROWN TURKEY (Ficus carica Brown Turkey). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Aug-Sept Go to Top of Page

Large oval fruits, brownish-red skins with sweet rich red flesh produced on plants with attractive lobed foliage. Fruits can be eaten fresh or bottled or dried for winter use. One of the hardiest varieties but is best planted against a warm wall or under glass with roots restricted. Young shoots and fruits may need protection from heavy frosts. Self-fertile. £9.95 if collected. Plant 18ft (5.5m) apart.

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FIG, BROWN TURKEY (Ficus carica Brown Turkey)
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 Pg11.95



GRAPEVINE, BLACK HAMBURGH (Vitis vinifera Black Hamburgh) (Schiava Grossa). Season of Use: Sept-Oct Go to Top of Page

Consistently heavy crops of large bunches of superb flavoured grapes, large, black, sweet and juicy. Can also be used for wine. Sets freely and will grow well in a pot. Most popular greenhouse grape. Ripens well without heat. Self-fertile. Hardy and can be grown inside in a heated or unheated greenhouse or conservatory, or outside in a warm sunny position but is better grown under glass in order to ensure the fruit ripens.

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 Pg7.99



GRAPEVINE, BOSKOOP GLORY (Vitis Boskoop Glory). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Sept-Oct Go to Top of Page

Exceptionally heavy cropper, producing masses of small-medium sized delicious purple grapes, which are virtually seedless. Excellent for eating and wine making. Very good for growing outdoors in the British climate. Self-fertile. Hardy and can be grown inside in a heated or unheated greenhouse or conservatory, or outside in a warm sunny position.

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 Pg7.99



GRAPEVINE, LAKEMONT SEEDLESS (Vitis vinifera Lakemont). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Sept-Oct Go to Top of Page

Yellow-green true seedless grapes with excellent muscat flavour as sweet as honey and great for eating raw. Reliable prolific cropper, great mildew resistance. Grow outside in south, protected in north.

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 Pg11.95



GRAPEVINE, PHOENIX (Vitis Phoenix). NewSeason of Use: Sept-Oct Go to Top of Page

Disease resistant variety producing pale golden-green, good sized, tightly packed bunches of excellent flavoured grapes with light Muscat flavour. Good eaten raw or used for wine making. The large leaves take on beautiful autumn colours, so good for ornamental usage.

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 Pg11.95



HAZELNUT, COSFORD (Corylus avellana Cosford Cob). Go to Top of Page

Cobnut. Vigorous upright grower. Large oval thin-shelled nuts, with short husks, and sweet flavour. Good pollinator. Better pollination is achieved when two different varieties are planted. Plant 12ft (3.7m) apart.

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 Br 16-24ins
45-60cm
5.99



HAZELNUT, KENTISH COB (Corylus maxima Kentish Cob) (Lambert's Filbert). Go to Top of Page

Moderately vigorous upright grower, prolific bearer of large long nuts of good flavour. Better pollination is achieved when two different varieties are planted. Plant 12ft (3.7m) apart.

HAZELNUT, KENTISH COB (Corylus maxima Kentish Cob) (Lambert's Filbert)
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 Br 16-24ins
45-60cm
5.99



HAZELNUT, PEARSON'S PROLIFIC (Corylus avellana Pearson's Prolific) (C. a. Nottingham Prolific). Go to Top of Page

Cobnut. Compact habit. Abundant crops of small to medium round nuts of good flavour. Good pollinator. Better pollination is achieved when two different varieties are planted. Plant 12ft (3.7m) apart.

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 Br 16-24ins
45-60cm
5.99



HAZELNUT, PURPLE-LEAF FILBERT (Corylus maxima Purpurea). Award of Garden MeritGo to Top of Page

Dark red catkins followed by rich purple leaves. Small nuts of excellent flavour. Better pollination is achieved when two different varieties are planted. Plant 12ft (3.7m) apart.

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 Br 16-24ins
45-60cm
4.29



KIWI FRUIT, ISSAI (Chinese Gooseberry) (Actinidia arguta Issai). Go to Top of Page

This variety is closely related to the traditional kiwi fruit which is found in shops, but it has the advantage of a hairless skin so does not need peeling. Fruit is about 1.5 ins (4cm) long and is extremely high in vitamin C, delicious and very sweet. Very hardy and makes a beautiful vine. Self-fertile.

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 Pg5.99



KIWI FRUIT, JENNY (Chinese Gooseberry) (Actinidia deliciosa Jenny). Go to Top of Page

Attractive vine which after two or three years will start to produce a crop of traditional 'fuzzy' kiwi fruits which are high in vitamin C. Hardy, but should be planted against a south or west facing wall. Self-fertile.

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 Pg5.99



MEDLAR, NOTTINGHAM (Mespilus germanica Nottingham). Award of Garden MeritGo to Top of Page

Medlars are much branched spreading trees grown as much for their ornamental appearance as their fruit. The young leaves are soft green with a hint of pink, and these often assume russet and yellow autumn colours.
The 1-1.5 inch (2.5-4cm) wide saucer-shaped white or pink flowers appear singly at the tips of shoots in May or June. The unusual fruits then develop and these should be picked early in November, then stored for approximately three weeks until the flesh is brown. They are then ready for eating or jelly making. Height 20ft (6m), spread 20ft (6m). Self-fertile. Rootstock Crataegus. Plant 20ft (6m) apart.

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MEDLAR, NOTTINGHAM (Mespilus germanica Nottingham)
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 Br15.95



MULBERRY, BLACK (Morus nigra). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Aug-Sept Go to Top of Page

Slow growing tree bearing good piquant flavoured loganberry-like fruits, which are excellent eaten raw, or used in jams, preserves or wine. Harvest fruits Aug. to Sept. Self-fertile. £14.95 if collected.

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 Pg
2-3ft
16.95



MULBERRY, WHITE (Morus alba). Season of Use: Aug-Sept Go to Top of Page

Fast growing spreading tree with large pale green leaves which are traditional food for silkworms. Very sweet fruits, 1 inch (2.5cm) long, which vary from white, pink or nearly black, are ripe in August and September. Self-fertile.

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 Br
3-4ft
4.99
 Pg 3L12.99



NECTARINE AND PEACH, ROOTSTOCKS. Go to Top of Page

See St. Julien A rootstock



QUINCES are very attractive so are grown as ornamental specimens as well as for their early produced fruit. They produce many large, solitary, blush-pink flowers in spring followed by pear-shaped, excellent flavoured, very aromatic fruits in autumn, which store well. These are good for jam, jelly, wine or added to apple dishes where they add a wonderful extra flavour. Self-fertile but produces even better crops if two different varieties are planted. Quinces need a warm position and a moist soil and flourish as waterside specimens.


QUINCE, CHAMPION (Cydonia oblonga Champion). Season of Use: Oct Go to Top of Page

Medium-sized, apple-shaped fruit of distinctive flavour. Flesh turns a pink colour on cooking. Half standard trees available for collection from Garden Centre.
Self-fertile. Rootstock Quince A. Supplied bare rooted. Plant 10-12ft (3-3.7m) apart.

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 Br15.95



QUINCE, MEECH'S PROLIFIC (Cydonia oblonga Meech's Prolific). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Oct Go to Top of Page

Huge, up to kg, fruit, which are exceptionally fragrant and full of flavour.
Self-fertile. On Eline, dwarfing rootstock, will only reach 6-8ft (1.8-2.4m). Supplied bare rooted. Plant 10-12ft (3-3.7m) apart.

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 Br21.95



QUINCE, VRANJA (Cydonia oblonga Vranja). Award of Garden MeritSeason of Use: Oct Go to Top of Page

Very large, pear-shaped yellow fruits which are very fragrant. Flesh softer than most varieties. Vigorous upright growth to 10-15ft (3-4.5m).
Self-fertile. Rootstock Quince A. Supplied bare rooted. Plant 10-12ft (3-3.7m) apart.

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QUINCE, VRANJA (Cydonia oblonga Vranja)

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 Br15.95



RHUBARB, GLASKIN'S PERPETUAL (Rheum hybridum Glaskin's Perpetual). Go to Top of Page

Bright red stems of very fine quality. Will tolerate partial shade. Self-fertile. Plant 3ft (90cm) apart.

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 Pg6.99



RHUBARB, RED CHAMPAGNE (Rheum hybridum Red Champagne). Go to Top of Page

Outstanding, reliable old variety with long, good coloured stems. Easy to grow, trouble free and long cropping period. Self-fertile. Plant 3ft (90cm) apart.

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 Pg6.99



RHUBARB, TIMPERLEY EARLY (Rheum hybridum Timperley Early). Go to Top of Page

Excellent early variety producing heavy crops of tender pink sticks of good flavour. Very good for forcing and can be ready as early as Christmas or can be grown unforced in the normal way. Self-fertile. Plant 3ft (90cm) apart.

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 Pg6.99



WALNUT (Juglans regia). Go to Top of Page

A majestic tree producing consistant heavy crops of delicious walnuts.
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WALNUT, BROADVIEW (Juglans regia Broadview). Award of Garden MeritGo to Top of Page

A grafted tree, which is slow growing, reasonably compact and produces heavy crops of large tasty nuts from an early age. Hardy but protect from late frosts when young.

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 Br32.95



WALNUT, RITA (Juglans regia Rita). Go to Top of Page

A grafted tree which produces excellent crops of delicious walnuts but on a tree which only reaches about 25ft (8m) at maturity. Crops well when young and because of its ultimate size is more suitable as a garden variety.

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 Br32.95



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