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Bare Root Fruit Trees

Bare Root Fruit trees are great value, enabling you to grow a better variety of fruits including Pear, Apple, Cherry and more unusual varieties like Quince. They are simply dug out of the soil during their dormant period (November-March) ready to be replanted in your garden. Click for more help and advice on choosing, planting and caring for your Bare Root Fruit Trees.

Choose your Bare Root Fruit Trees

If you only have room for one tree, you will need a self fertile variety such as Red Windsor Apple, Peregrine Peach or Morello Cherry. If you have more space, you can grow two varieties of the same fruit as pollination partners - for example Gala and Golden Delicious apples, or Williams and Conference pears. If you’re planting Bare Root Fruit trees in pots, choose a patio or ‘dwarf’ variety such as Victoria Plum, Lord NapierNectarine or Egremont RussetApple.

Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees

Plant Bare Root Fruit trees as soon as possible unless the ground is frozen or waterlogged - if it is, store the tree in a cold place for a few days. If the roots are dry, soak them in water. Choose a position in full sun with space for the branches to grow. Dig a hole deep and wide enough for all the roots, and add lots of compost to the soil, packing it down firmly. Stake the tree for support and water in well.

Bare Root Fruit Trees Care Tips

Feed your Bare Root Fruit trees every March and give them a mulch of compost or manure. Keep the ground around the tree clear of weeds and grass. Each type of tree has different pruning needs, which we cover in our Full Care Guide, along with tips on growing and caring for your Bare Root Trees.

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Victoria Plum Tree
3 options from from£26.00

By far the most popular plum for the UK

  • Very easy to grow, faster than most to crop
  • RHS Award Winner - Reliable, bumper crops
  • Mutiple sizea and rootstock options available inc. 1.5m x 1m Dwarf Tree
  • Self fertile (Pollination Group 3)
Conference' Pear Tree
2 options from from£26.00

Who doesn't love a Conference Pear?

  • Superb, aromatic flavour and soft, juicy flesh
  • The nation's favourite Pear tree
  • Mutiple size options available inc. Patio Tree
  • RHS Award Winner
Morello Cherry Tree
1 option from from£26.00

The ultimate cherry pie starts here

  • Perfect for pies, tarts, cakes, sauces, jams...
  • Late Harvest - July/August
  • Colt Rootstock: Max size H4m x W4m
  • Self fertile (Pollination Group 4)
Stella Cherry Tree
3 options from from£26.00

A familiar old favorite, prized for its flavour

  • One of the UK's most popular varieties
  • Late Harvest - July/August
  • Mutiple size options available inc. 1.5m x 1m Dwarf tree
  • Reliable & Self fertile (Pollination Group 4)
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
Vranja' Quince Tree
1 option from from£26.00

Excellent, fragrant flavour–perfect for jellies

  • The best Quince for flavour
  • Best grown in milder parts of the country
  • Self Fertile - Pollination Group 4
  • Max size H3m x W3m - Quince A Rootstock
Lapins' Cherry Tree
1 option from from£26.00

Late cropping Canadian variety, well suited to the cold

  • One of the best, aromatic, sweet flavours
  • Mid season harvest - Through July
  • The best cropper, especially in colder years
  • Self fertile (Pollination Group 2)
Discovery' Apple Tree
1 option 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
Concorde' Pear Tree
1 option from from£26.00

A fantastic modern variety that performs incredibly well

  • Reliable, bumper crops in all conditions
  • Great keeper, store for up to 2 months
  • Partially Self Fertile - Pollination Group 4
  • Max size H4m x W4m - Quince A Rootstock
Merryweather' Damson Tree
1 option from from£26.00

An excellent variety for cooking & making jams

  • Extra large fruits with good tartness for cooking
  • Late season harvest - September
  • Max size H4m x W4m - SJA Rootstock
  • Self fertile (Pollination Group 3)
Kordia' Cherry Tree
1 option from from£26.00

Huge black cherries that are super easy to grow

  • RHS Award Winner for its large yields
  • Mid season harvest - Through July
  • Excellent, refined, not overly-sweet flavour
  • Not self fertile (Pollination Group 4)
'Egremont Russet' Apple Tree
1 option from from£25.00

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
Mirabelle 'De Nancy' Plum Tree
1 option from from£26.00

A heavy cropping, prized culinary fruit that's sweet enough to eat fresh too

  • Attractive golden skin adds glamour to any dessert
  • Late season harvest - September
  • Max size H4m x W4m - SJA Rootstock
  • Partially Self-fertile (Pollination Group 3)
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
Williams' Bon Chrétien' Pear Tree
1 option from from£26.00

A great traditional English Pear with fine flavour

  • RHS Award Winner for fine flavour and performance
  • Best Pear for poaching
  • Partially Self Fertile - Pollination Group 3
  • Max size H4m x W4m - Quince A Rootstock
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
Oullins Golden Gage' Plum Tree
1 option from from£26.00

Easy to grow gage with huge, wonderfully coloured fruits

  • Top performing Gage for cooler climates
  • Perfect for eating fresh or cooking
  • Max size H4m x W4m - SJA Rootstock
  • Self fertile (Pollination Group 4)
Old Greengage' Plum Tree
1 option from from£26.00

Considered the best flavored of any plum variety

  • Not most reliable, but worth the effort
  • Unparalleled, tender, sweet, juicy Gages
  • Max size H4m x W4m - SJA Rootstock
  • Not Self fertile (Pollination Group 3)
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

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