I just wanted to thank you so much, firstly for dealing with my order so promptly (ordered Thursday, delivered the following Tuesday!!) and for sending me such beautiful, healthy willows. They are now in place and I look forward to my living hedge, screening my driveway from my neighbours. Thank you again for such fantastic service and I will be glad to recommend you to my friends.
Maggie Marsdin, Falmouth
Supplied as a bare root tree pruned to approximately 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall including roots.Available from approximately mid November 2014
The thin yellow-green skin of this relatively new variety are suffused with a red flush when ripe. The firm flesh is pale yellow in colour and has the added benefit of coming away from the stone easily - being a 'free stone' variety.
Heavy cropping and early to mature, this it also has the benefit of being highly resistant to Peach Leaf Curl.
Fruit Tree Pollination Simplified (hopefully)
Information on fruit tree fertility, pollination and compatibility, with simple explanations of regularly used terms.
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.
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.