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Apple Trees

Every garden should have an Apple tree - whether it's a cooking or eating variety; a giant with a rope swing tied to a branch or a dwarf variety in a pot. All our Apple trees are hardy, reliable and will produce delicious fruit for years, not to mention abundant blossom in Spring. Read on for all you need to know about choosing, growing and caring for apple trees.

Choose your Apple Trees

If you only want one apple tree and there aren’t any nearby, choose a self fertile variety like Braeburn Hillwell, Egremont Russetor Cox's Orange Pippin. If your apples will be used for cooking, go for a Bramley's Seedling or Grenadier. You’re sure to enjoy a crop full of flavour with favourite varieties Golden Delicious, Granny Smith and Gala - or for something more unusual, grow a heritage variety like Laxton's Superb, Herefordshire Russet or Worcester Pearmain.

Where to grow your Apple Trees

Apple trees are hardy and tolerate most growing conditions, but prefer a position in full sun with moist, well-drained soil. Make sure you plant your Apple tree where there is plenty of space for the branches to grow. Apple trees can be pruned to fit any size of garden, or trained as fans, cordons or espaliers. For smaller gardens or growing in pots, choose a dwarf variety like Spartan, Elstar or Discovery.

Apple Tree Care Tips

Apple trees tolerate most soils, but you can aid drainage by adding some pea gravel to the hole when you plant them. In pots, make sure the compost never dries out. Feed your trees in late Winter with chicken manure pellets and give them a mulch in Spring. Apples are ready to be harvested when they come away from the branch with a gentle twist.

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Braeburn Hillwell' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Improved version of "Braeburn" with better flavour and bigger crop

  • Crisp, red skinned, aromatic eating apple
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Super late - harvest in Nov, eat until March
Scrumptious' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Really exceptional taste & performance

  • Truly incredible flavour
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Super reliable and easy to grow
James Grieve' Apple Tree
3 options from from£25.00

Probably the best dual purpose variety of apple

  • Multiple Rootstocks and sizes available incl. 2m x 1m Cordon option
  • Super juicy eating or cooking apple
  • RHS Award Winner - incredibly reliable, easy to grow
  • Partially self fertile - Pollination group 3
Bramley's Seedling' Apple Tree
2 options from from£25.00

The Nation's Favourite Cooking Apple

  • Long harvest - from early Sept to Nov
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Max size H4m W4m - MM106 Rootstock
  • Excellent keepers - right through to February
Discovery' Apple Tree
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Discovery' Apple Tree
0 options from from£25.00

Easy to grow & super sweet, with a hint of strawberry

  • RHS Award Winning - Top Performer
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Different rootstocks and sizes available incl. a Dwarfing option
  • Incredibly juicy variety
'Egremont Russet' Apple Tree
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'Egremont Russet' Apple Tree
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Apple enthusiasts adore this classic Victorian Russet

  • RHS Award Winning Variety
  • Self fertile - Pollination group 2
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Mid season harvest - Sept-Oct, Keeps well.
Red Windsor' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Best apple for beginners–easy to grow & super reliable

  • Pest, frost and disease resistant
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Very good aromatic flavour
Falstaff' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

An excellent performer with large crops of juicy red apples

  • Renowned heavy cropper
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • RHS Award Winner
Sunset' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Better than Cox? Surely not... We think it might be

  • Incredible sweet, sharp, aromatic flavour
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Much better resistance to pest and disease
Gala' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

The most widely grown apple in the world

  • Harvest in November, store through to March
  • Not self fertile - pollination group 3
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Incredibly reliable, easy to grow
Granny Smith' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

The epitome of the sour green apple

  • Harvest in November, stores very well
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Reliably fantastic crops
Grenadier' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Ultra reliable, super early cropping cooking apple

  • Excellent pest and disease resistance
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H4m W4m - MM106 Rootstock
  • One of the earliest croppers - harvest from Mid August
Elstar' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

A popular, award winning variety. Very versatile.

  • RHS Award Winner
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Different Rootstock and size options incl. a Dwarfing 3m x 3m option
  • Intense flavour - good for eating or cooking
Herefordshire Russet' Apple Tree
1 option from from£30.00

Attractive russet apple with a hint of Cox flavour

  • Harvest Oct - store to Jan
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Prune & protect from frosts for best crops
Spartan' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

A crisp, sweet, juicy apple–perfect for kids

  • Very popular for sweet taste and juicy flesh
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Different Rootstock and size options incl. a Dwarfing 3m x 3m option
  • Excellent reliability–a fantastically hard-working cropper
Laxton's Superb' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Once the cutting edge of apple varieties - still has its old charm

  • Real complex mix of tastes, one for apple enthusiasts
  • Not self fertile - pollination group 7
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • A heritage variety - they don't make them like this anymore
Red Devil' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Red skin, red flesh, and pink juice

  • Produces wonderful, tangy, pink juice
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Fantastic crimson colour
Katy' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Attractive, soft, sweet apples with a touch of strawberry

  • A superb apple for juicing
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Reliable apple well suited to tough conditions
Golden Delicious' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Instantly recognisable with a loyal following

  • RHS Award Winner
  • Not self fertile - pollination group 5
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Harvest in November and great for storing
Worcester Pearmain' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

A classic English early season variety

  • One of the sweetest early apples
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Best eaten straight from the tree
Jonagold' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Productive, versatile apple–prized in Europe

  • Perfect for cooking or eating fresh
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Extra large fruits
Fiesta' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Similar in taste and texture to Cox, but easier to grow

  • One of the finest flavoured apples
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • RHS Award Winner - Reliable, heavy cropper
Blenheim Orange' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

Wonderful dual purpose apple with an Oxfordshire bloodline

  • Late Harvest - Oct-Nov. Keeps for 2 months
  • Not self fertile - Pollination group 3
  • Max size H3m x W3m - M26 Rootstock
  • Nutty, slightly sour flavour sweetens as season goes on
Cox's Orange Pippin' Apple Tree
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Cox's Orange Pippin' Apple Tree
0 options from £25.00

Fresh picked, the Cox's taste climbs to new levels

  • Tastes better than from supermarket when picked fresh
  • Self fertile - will produce good crops without pollination
  • Different rootstocks and sizes available incl. a Dwarfing option
  • Not easiest to grow, suffers with pest & diseases

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