Ivydene Gardens Top Fruit - Apple Gallery: Introduction
 

"Grow Your Own Fruit" by Ken Muir,
(www.kenmuir.co.uk) Honeypot Farm, Weeley Heath, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex. CO16 9BJ Tel: 01255 830181 provides the information on cultural practices in a clear and concise manner. It is strongly recommended that this booklet is read before growing Top Fruit or Soft Fruit, so that correct plants for your soil can be purchased and give a good yield.

There are further details concerning Soil, Sun Aspect and Soil Moisture levels in the Top Fruit Page of the Plants Section, together with the apple rootstock details of M.9, M.25, M.26, M.27 and MM.106 that determine the potential natural height of the apple tree.

This plant gallery has thumbnail pictures of apple shapes available in container grown form for the following uses:-

This plant gallery has thumbnail pictures of apple shapes available in bare root form for the following uses:-

 

If you click on a thumbnail another window opens with up to 9 larger images (Blossom, Foliage and Fruit - for Blossom, Foliage and Fruit pages) and the following plant description:-

1. Apple Name
2. Apple Type:

  • Eating,
  • Cooking,
  • Eating/Cooking,
  • Cider,
  • Ornamental Crab Apple,
  • Ornamental Crab Apple Pollinator for Apples
  • Ornamental Crab Apple for Crab Apple Jelly

3. Tree Forms Available in Container Grown:

  • 2 feet high Stepover
  • 6 feet high Patio Fruit Tree
  • 6 feet high Shrub Bush
  • 6 feet high Cordon
  • 10 feet high Shrub Bush
  • 6 feet high Espalier
  • 6 feet high Fan
  • 18 feet Half Standard Tree
  • 30 feet high Straight Lead Tree

4. Tree Forms Available in Bare Root:

  • Maiden M.27, M.9, M.26, MM.106, M.25
  • 6 feet high Shrub Bush
  • 6 feet high Cordon
  • 10 feet high Shrub Bush
  • 15 feet high Bush
  • 18 feet high Half Standard Tree
  • 18 feet high Bush
  • 30 feet high Straight Lead

5. Foliage
6. Blossom Colour
7. Top Fruit Colour, Month of Picking and Keep till Month
8. Comments. These include the Apple taste Acid/Sweet, which is described in The New Book of Apples The definitive guide to apples, including over 2000 varieties by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards (ISBN 0-09-188398-9).

 

These gallery photographs of Apples were provided by Brian Lovelidge of Frank P Matthews Ltd.

 

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TOP FRUIT - APPLE GALLERY PAGES
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Introduction *

BLOSSOM COLOUR
Other Colours
(o)White

FOLIAGE COLOUR
(o)Green

HEIGHT WITH SHAPE OF CONTAINER GROWN APPLE TREE
(o)2 feet StepOver
(o)6 feet Patio Fruit Tree
(o)6 feet Bush
(o)6 feet Cordon
(o)6 feet Espalier
(o)6 feet Fan
(o)15 feet Bush
(o)18 feet Bush
(o)18 feet Half Standard

HEIGHT WITH SHAPE OF BARE ROOT APPLE TREE
(o)Maiden M.27
(o)Maiden M.9
(o)Maiden M.26
(o)Maiden MM.106
(o)Maiden M.25
(o)6 feet Bush
(o)6 feet Cordon
(o)10 feet Bush
(o)15 feet Bush
(o)18 feet Half-Standard
(o)18 feet Bush
(o)30 feet Straight Lead

FRUIT COLOUR
(o)Green
Other Colours
(o)Red
(o)Yellow

BED PICTURES
(o)Garden Pictures
 

To ensure that the apple blossom is pollinated by the bees, then another apple tree from the same or adjacent flowering group ( Group 1 with Group 1 or 2, Group 2 with Group 1 or Group 3, etc ) should be present within a short distance. Further details in Introduction Page.

The list of Apple Trees is in alphabetical order with the
Acid/Sweet Taste - Flowering Group - Month of Picking in UK - Apple Type - Apple Name

.

Acid/Sweet Taste

Flowering Group

Apple

Month of Picking in UK

Apple Type

Apple Name INDEX link to Apple Description Page

Acid

3

malusbramleyfrusinglefoord1a

October

Cooking

Bramley's Seedling

Acid

3

malusjamesgrievefrutfoord

September

Dessert: Cooking

James Grieve

Sweet

3

 

October

Dessert: Cooking

Howgate Wonder

Sweet

3

malusmertonworcesterfrutfoord

September

Dessert

Merton Worcester

Sweet

4

malusgalafrutlovelidge

October

Dessert

Gala

Tart

1

malusdartmouthfrutfoord

September

Crab

Dartmouth

Tart

2

malusgoldenhornetfrutfoord

September

Crab

Golden Hornet

Tart

2

malusjohndowniefrutfoord

October

Crab

John Downie

 

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