Delicious! There is no better taste than that of home-grown fruit.
With flavours that supermarkets cannot rival, having your very own mini orchard is a sure way of eating the best fruit around. With naturally sweet, succulent, bumper crops year after year you'll be the envy of all your neighbors!
What's more, you can expect to pick your first fruits in the very first season...with bountiful crops from year 2!
With an explosion of delicately scented blossom you'll always know when spring has arrived
Your collection will include the following:
An abundance of creamy white blossom and mid-green foliage creates an umbrella of soft colour for the naturally sweet and succulent British Conference Pear, whose skin holds back a tidal wave of delicious flavour that is simply sublime.
Pies, Preserves and Cherry Beer! If these words set your juices flowing then look no furtherall you need is a Morello Cherry tree in your garden, patio pot or even on your balcony! This sour cooking cherry is perfectly suited to the UK climate and with its seductive opaque fruit and succulent flavour its ever popular for making desserts, syrups and liqueurs.
Golden Delicious - An apple that needs no introduction! Golden Delicious is found in fruit bowls, cafeterias and supermarkets around the worldbut the taste you get from the shop bought packs cannot rival the crisp, fresh taste and great aroma that comes from your own home-grown trees.
A taste youll always remember! The Victoria Plum Tree is a popular classic with its prolific canopy of fluffy white blossom. The incredibly lush flavours will set your taste buds tingling and leave your mouth watering for more.
Position Will grow almost anywhere sun or partial shade, can be grown in large pots.
Skill level Easy to grow
Hardiness Very hardy garden plant
Soil type Any well drained garden soil
Flowering Time Late spring (May-June)
Flower colour White or Pink Blossom
Foliage Mid to dark green heart shaped leaves
Height 3-4m (9-12ft) can be contained by pruning.
Spread 1-2m (3-6ft) can be contained by pruning.
After Care Requires no regular aftercare, can be pruned directly after flowering to maintain shape and size
Feed With general fertilizer and mulch of garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring
Watering Water well after planting and throughout the first growing season
Wildlife Bees and butterflies will love the nectar rich blossom as the fruit trees come into season
Plant type (Perennial Deciduous Shrub) This means, its a woody garden plant that will flower for many years and will drop its leaves in winter.
Supplied As Bare Rooted or root-balled trees approx 5-6ft tall.