Just to let you know the Fig Tree arrived safely and Grandad is thrilled to bits with his new present for the allotment. Thank you very much for your prompt response and very careful packaging it is much appreciated. Best wishes
Sue Wattam, MORECAMBE
Supplied as a containerised tree pruned to approximately 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall including pot.Available from approximately mid June 2015
A late keeping cooker with all the distinctive qualities of a true Victorian variety - being both sharp and juicy. It stores extremely well, and during storage the flavour mellows making it suitable as an eating apple after Christmas.
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.
Plants Awarded The RHS Award Of Garden Merit
A listing of the seed and plant varieties sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that have been awarded the Award Of Garden Merit by the RHS.
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.
Apple Crumble Recipe
A quick and easy recipe for making apple crumble.
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.