Apple Trees for sale in the UK - Dwarf, cider and eating apple trees
Apple Trees including Dwarf apple trees, cider apples trees and eating apple trees are all available for sale online in the UK. Apple Trees are not difficult to grow, however choosing the correct apple tree for your garden does require a little research.
Some factors to consider when choosing the type of apple tree to plant include : size (rootstock), taste, type or apple. cooking apple, eating apple or cider apple, ripening time and pollination requirements. Apple trees may be purchased as bare rooted trees during the winter or as potted plants.
How to choose an apple tree variety for the garden.
When choosing any fruit tree you should consider a few factors. What you want the fruit for, what size tree you can fit into the space, when you want the fruit to ripen
Type of Apple Tree.
- eating apple
- cooking apple
- cider apple
Size of Apple Trees
This is determined by the combination of apple tree rootstock and apple type.
Apple trees can get quite large over time, if space is a problem perhaps look for a tree grafted onto one of the dwarfing rootstocks such as M27, Budagovsky 9 (Bud 9) or Ottawa. Rootstocks come in different forms.
- Very Dwarf Rootstock 20-25%
- Dwarf Rootstock 25-50%
- Semi Dwarf Rootstock 45%-70%
- Vigorous Rootstock 80 -100%
Apple Tree Rootstocks can also be resistant to different diseases or conditions, some are more winter hardy and some are resistant to diseases such as fire blight, collar rot and crown rot.
Pollination of Apple Trees
Apple trees are not usually self pollinating, however usually an nearby apple tree and those friendly bees will do the trick. If not you will need buy another apple tree that flower at the same time. Many Crab apple trees can be used as pollinators.
Taste of Apples
Some apples are sweeter than others, some have crisper textures, some are acidic.
Apple Harvest TimesRipening Times of Apple Trees varies, Apple trees may be early Season, Mid Season or Late Season
Beauty of Bath, Grand Duke Constantine, Gravenstein, Irish Peach, Vista Bella, White Transparent.
Akane, Alexander, Empire, James Grieve, Maiden's Blush, Ribston Pippin, Worcester Pearmain
Belle de Boskoop, Bonza, Braeburn, Cornish Gilliflower, Cox's Orange Pippin, Egremont Russet, Esopus Spitzenburg, Freyburg, Fuji, Geeveston Fanny, Jonagold, Jonathan, Laxton's Fortune, McIntosh, Pine Golden Pippin
Beauty of Stoke, Bramley's Seedling, Calville Blanc d' Hiver, Cornish Aromatic, Court Pendu Plat, Fenouillet Gris, Golden Harvey, Granny Smith, Laxton's Superb, Mutsu, Pink Lady, Rome Beauty, Scarlet Nonpareil, Splendour, Upton Pyne.
Grimes Golden, Lady William, Yates
Apple Trees are for sale online from the following nurseries
WALCOT ORGANIC NURSERY
Lower Walcot Farm, Walcot Lane, Drakes Broughton, Pershore, Worcs, WR10 2AL - Phone & Fax: 01905 841587
Growers of a wide range of organic fruit trees - apples, plums, pears, plums, cherries, quinces. Available bare rooted, by mail order or collection.
ASHRIDGE TREES Limited
Grove Cross Barn, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7NJ
Tel.: +44 (0) 1963 359444 Fax: +44 (0) 1963 359445
Apple Trees: Arthur, Bramley, Charles Ross, Cox's Orange Pippin, Crispin, Discovery, Egre, Spartan, Worcester Pearmain, Beauty of Bath and others.
TARN ROAD NURSERIES
Tarn Road Brampton Cumbria CA8 1QY - tel 01697 73781 - 07739847507
Growing Fruit trees & bushes in Cumbria, ornamental trees, roses, hedge plants all at very competitive prices. mail order service throughout UK. next day delivery.
CHEW VALLEY TREES
Winford Road Chew Magna Bristol BS40 8HJ - Tel: 01275 333 752
Tree nursery selling top quality specimen and ornamental bare root and container grown trees, shrubs, hedging and fruit trees. Available wholesale and retail nationwide. Includes: Apples Trees, Pear Trees, Hazelnut Trees, Plum Trees.