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'Patio Apple Trees'

Apple 'Family Apple Tree' - 1 apple tree

Apple 'Family Apple Tree' - 1 apple tree

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An entire orchard on just one tree! Family fruit trees have three different varieties grafted onto one stem, which will pollinate each other and crop at different times to extend the picking season. Perfect for the smaller garden with room for only one tree; and even suited to growing in a large patio container (holding at least 30 litres of compost). Harvest from September. Apple rootstock: MM106. Height and spread if not containerised: 4m (13').


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


  • Family apple tree varieties:
  • Apple 'James Grieve' – An excellent dual-use apple for cooking and eating with and RHS AGM.
  • 'Cox's Orange Pippin'– Regarded to be the finest tasting dessert apple, with a rich aromatic flavour and crisp, juicy texture.
  • Apple 'Golden Delicious' – An RHS AGM variety producing attractive golden-green apples that store well over a long period after harvesting.

 


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.

Price: £29.99

Fruit Tree Collection (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x Patio Fruit Tree Collection

Fruit Tree Collection (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x Patio Fruit Tree Collection

Imagine an orchard on your own patio! These patio fruit trees have been specifically for their dwarf habit making them ideal for growing in large containers. Height if containerised: 1m (39"). Spread if containerised: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Apple 'Golden Delicious' - This RHS AGM easy to grow variety produces good yields of attractive golden-green apples that store well over a long period after harvesting. Rootstock: M9.
  • Apple 'Gala' - A reliable cultivar producing attractive, red flushed fruits with a surprisingly sweet flavour when eaten straight from the tree, and make a delicious juicing apple. Rootstock: M27.
  • Pear 'Doyenne du Comice' - Widely regarded as one of the flavoursome Pear varieties available, Pear 'Doyenne du Commice' has a richness that other cultivars struggle to attain. Rootstock: Quince A.
  • Plum 'Black Amber' - This heavy bearing Plum produces plenty of rounded, firm purple fruits with a deliciously juicy texture. Rootstock: Ferlinain.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £39.99

Apple and Pear Family Collection - 2 apple trees - 1 of each variety

Apple and Pear Family Collection - 2 apple trees - 1 of each variety

  • Family trees ideal for the patio fruit garden.

An entire orchard on just one tree! Family fruit trees have three different varieties grafted onto one stem, which will pollinate each other and crop at different times to extend the picking season. Perfect for the smaller garden with room for only one tree; and even suited to growing in a large patio container (holding at least 30 litres of compost). Apple rootstock: MM106. Pear rootstock: Quince A. Height and spread if not containerised: 4m (13').


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


Collection comprises 1 family apple tree and 1 family pear. Harvest from September.


  • Family apple tree varieties:
  • Apple 'James Grieve' - An excellent dual-use apple for cooking and eating.
  • Apple 'Golden Delicious' - An RHS AGM variety producing attractive golden-green apples that store well over a long period after harvesting.
  • Apple 'Cox's Orange Pippen' - Regarded to be the finest tasting dessert apple, with a rich aromatic flavour and crisp, juicy texture.

  • Family pear varieties:
  • Pear 'Conference' - One of the best known dessert pears, and tolerant of even cold, shady positions.
  • Pear 'Williams Bon Chretien' - Often simply known as 'Williams', the fruits of this superb pear turn yellow as flesh ripens.
  • Pear 'Doyenne du Comice' - A classic dessert pear with a sweet, juicy flavour.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £49.99

Fruit Tree Collection (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x Patio Fruit Tree Collection

Fruit Tree Collection (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x Patio Fruit Tree Collection

Imagine an orchard on your own patio! These patio fruit trees have been specifically for their dwarf habit making them ideal for growing in large containers. Height if containerised: 1m (39"). Spread if containerised: 45cm (18"). Height supplied 30-40cm in 9cm pots.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Apple 'Golden Delicious' - This easy to grow variety produces good yields of attractive golden-green apples that store well over a long period after harvesting. Rootstock: M9.
  • Apple 'Gala' - A reliable cultivar producing attractive, red flushed fruits with a surprisingly sweet flavour when eaten straight from the tree, and make a delicious juicing apple. Rootstock: M27.
  • Pear 'Doyenne du Comice' - Widely regarded as one of the flavoursome Pear varieties available, Pear 'Doyenne du Commice' has a richness that other cultivars struggle to attain. Rootstock: Quince A.
  • Plum 'Black Amber' - This heavy bearing Plum produces plenty of rounded, firm purple fruits with a deliciously juicy texture. Rootstock: Ferlinain.
  • Cherry 'Sylvia' - This dwarf cherry tree is perfect for the patio where it makes a great focal point in spring as pale pink cherry blossom cloaks the branches. Rootstock: Gisella 6.

Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £49.99

Apple 'Gala' (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x 9cm potted apple plant

Apple 'Gala' (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x 9cm potted apple plant

A well loved variety in the UK, Apple 'Gala' is widely grown in gardens and a popular supermarket choice. This reliable cultivar produces attractive, red flushed fruits with a surprisingly sweet flavour when eaten straight from the tree, and make a delicious juicing apple. The fruits can be harvested from September onwards, and eaten fresh or stored for up to 3 months whilst retaining their sweet flavour.

Grafted onto a semi dwarfing rootstock, the crowns of 'Gala' apple trees are easily reached to prune, spray and pick your delicious fruit. Apple 'Gala' 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: 1m (39") Rootstock: M27.


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide


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Price: £14.99

Apple 'Golden Delicious' (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x 9cm potted apple plant

Apple 'Golden Delicious' (Mini Fruit Tree) - 1 x 9cm potted apple plant

Apple 'Golden Delicious' is a versatile garden variety for the warmer parts of the UK, which can be used both as a dessert and cooking apple. This easy to grow variety produces good yields of attractive golden-green apples that store well over a long period after harvesting.

Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, the crowns of 'Golden Delicious' apple trees are easily reached to prune, spray and pick your delicious fruit. Apple 'Golden Delicious' 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 if not containerised: 2.5m (8') Rootstock: M9.

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.

Price: £14.99

Apple 'Red Falstaff' - 1 root wrap apple tree

Apple 'Red Falstaff' - 1 root wrap apple tree

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Crunchy, juicy, red skinned fruit are produced on dwarf trees grafted onto dwarfing M27 rootstock. This heavy cropping variety has good resistance to scab. The delicious dessert apples can be harvested in October and store well for a couple of months. Apple 'Red Falstaff' is self-fertile and low maintenance; perfect for growing in large containers on the patio. Height: 1.8m (5',9"). Spread: 1.5m (4',9"). Rootstock: M27.

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.

Price: £34.99

Quince 'Vranja' (patio) - 1 patio quince tree

Quince 'Vranja' (patio) - 1 patio quince tree

An attractive tree with beautiful rounded silver leaves and pretty green-pink flowers in spring. The large, fragrant, pear shaped fruits that follow ripen to a lovely shade of yellow, and can be harvested from October. Freshly picked quinces are bitter and inedible, but once cooked they soften to make excellent jams and jellies, and enhance the flavour of apple pies when a few slices are added before cooking.


Quince 'Vranja' is propagated onto 'Quince A' rootstock. It is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 4m (13').


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


Useful links:

How to grow fruit treesFruit rootstock guide

Price: £27.99

Datura meteloides 'Evening Fragrance' - 1 packet (8 datura seeds)

Datura meteloides 'Evening Fragrance' - 1 packet (8 datura seeds)

Huge and heavily fragrant pure white trumpet flowers, with a soft lavender picotee edge, 20cm (8in) long and 10-15cm (4-6in) across, hang from tree-like plants, with soft, slate-blue foliage. Perfect for growing in tubs, containers, on patios or sheltered corners close to the house where the evening perfume can be appreciated. Despite their exotic appearance they are relatively tough under windy and rainy conditions, adapting to many soil types. Height: 90-120cm (36-48in), spread 90-95cm (36-38in).

Price: £0.99

Quince 'Leskovac' (patio) - 1 patio quince tree

Quince 'Leskovac' (patio) - 1 patio quince tree

A productive and hardy quince with a neat dwarf habit that makes it perfect for small gardens and patio containers. Like its larger cousins, Quince 'Leskovac' is clothed in beautiful rounded silver leaves and pretty green-pink flowers in spring. The fragrant, pear shaped fruits that follow ripen to a lovely shade of yellow, and can be harvested from October. Freshly picked quinces are bitter and inedible, but once cooked they soften to make excellent jams and jellies, and enhance the flavour of apple pies when a few slices are added before cooking.


Quince 'Leskovac' is propagated onto 'Quince Adams' rootstock. It is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Height and spread: 1m (39'). Rootstock Quince 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

Price: £34.99

Apple 'Bramley's Seedling' - 1 root wrap apple tree

Apple 'Bramley's Seedling' - 1 root wrap apple tree

The most famous cooking apple of all, producing large fruits with a sharp acidic flavour that are ideal for making delicious pies and crumbles. Awarded an RHS AGM, Apple 'Bramley's Seedling' has good disease resistance to scab and mildew. Pick 'Bramley' apples from October when mature for immediate use or lay the fruits in a cool dry place for winter storage. They will store for up to 3 months.


Grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock, the crowns of 'Bramley' apple trees are easily reached to prune, spray and pick your delicious fruit. All 'Bramley's Seedling' apple trees are 'triploids' and will set a partial crop by themselves. However, for the heaviest crops they are best grown with another apple. 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 tree - Height and spread: 2.5m (8') Rootstock: M9.
Patio tree - Height and spread: 1m (3') Rootstock: M27.


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.

Price: £17.99 - £29.99

Apple ' Red Falstaf' - 1 bare root apple tree

Apple ' Red Falstaf' - 1 bare root apple tree

Crunchy, juicy, red skinned fruit are produced on this heavy cropping variety which also has good resistance to scab. The delicious dessert apples can be harvested in October and store well for a couple of months. Apple 'Red Falstaff' is self-fertile and low maintenance; perfect for growing in large containers on the patio. Height: 4m (157"). Spread: 3m (118"). Rootstock: MM106

Price: £14.99

Medlar 'Westerveldt' (patio) - 1 patio medlar tree

Medlar 'Westerveldt' (patio) - 1 patio medlar tree

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

Price: £44.99