Please note - We start taking orders for Plants, Rootstock and Scions from the start of May.
Shipping of orders containing plants, rootstock and scions start from December to approx end of
Customers who wish to purchase. Please contact us directly for an up to date price including
Can fruit trees be grown in containers?
Yes - All fruit trees can be grown in pots as long as they are large enough. As far as the type
container is to be considered for planting, clay pots are heavy and stable. Plastic is durable,
and easier to manage, but they have a very short life, till they start cracking. For most fruit
it is best to choose pots that are 50-60cm in diameter. Pots are ideal for dwarfing rootstocks,
semi dwarfing rootstocks will need potting up to a larger container or planting out into the
Do you grow Espalier or Fan trained fruit trees?
No – We do not grow Espalier or Fan trained fruit trees. FYI: They are fairly easy to be
Am I able to turn up and select my own fruit tree?
Yes we are a garden centre and an online retail nursery. Orders can be placed via our website
collection option can be selected at the checkout. Your order will then be ready to be collected
our regular business hours which are Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Our plants are grown in
Can you recommend a variety for me?
No. It is hard to recommend varieties as this is down to personal taste and custom requirement.
seller and entire product line is available on the website. Also the local weather conditions
impact on overall planting methods to be employed.
What is the difference between bare-root and potted trees?
Yes and No - Each has its own advantages:
pot grown tree can be planted at any time of the year. They start fruiting the next summer after
Bare Root tree is grown in a field and can only be lifted and sent out during the winter months
dormant. They should not be allowed to fruit the first summer after planting.
What is a Stock or rootstock?
A rootstock is the portion of the tree that grows in the ground. Attached to it is the scion. It
rootstock that determines the ultimate height that the tree will grow into, and also its
soil conditions. The scion is the actual known variety being grown. This is an identical copy of
original mother tree.
Can I order rootstocks / scions / trees online?
Yes. Our online retail nursery and garden centre has an online