My Asian Pear Trees arrived today, thank you. Very well wrapped and in good order. One is for a friend, and one for myself. Fortunately I had left the outside door open, and shut the inner door, as I must have been in the garden when the parcel was delivered, or they might have taken my trees away!
Mary kilner, Brixham, Devon
Supplied as a pot grown tree pruned to approximately 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall including pot.Available from approximately mid May 2014
A gorgeously sweet apple with a salmon flush to the flesh. Good flavour. A little known apple which is at its best from December to February.
Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.
Fruit Tree Pollination Simplified (hopefully)
Information on fruit tree fertility, pollination and compatibility, with simple explanations of regularly used terms.
Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants Victoriana Nurseries sell that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.
How To Plant Bare Root & Potted Fruit Trees (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining the differences between a bare root and potted fruit tree, and how to plant them.
How To Plant Fruit Trees & Nut Trees
Detailed advice on planting fruit and nut trees - including advice on container growing.
Toffee Apple Pudding Recipe
A quick and easy recipe for making toffee apple pudding.
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.