Thank you so much for my lovely apple tree, I ordered it Sunday and despite being the middle of the Christmas rush it arrived Wednesday. It's a wonderful healthy looking tree, I just hope I don't kill it. I will definitely be back to buy more items in the spring.
Maxine Bolton, Cambridge
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.