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UK Grown Trees from Ashridge Nurseries

Plant barerooted trees trees during winter and spring and container grown the rest of the year. Both are easily planted as can seen in our Planting Video. We carefully select virus free rootstocks and budwood (from our stock plants) before grafting, which is highly skilled work and so we are proud of the quality we produce. All are available as one year old maidens (a maiden tree is the basic "building block" from which all fruit shapes are produced).

You can also find most of our varieties as ready pruned two year old trees as well; generally as bushes and/or half-standards but those that are suitable are also grown as cordons. Ashridge Nurseries grows over 130 varieties of fruit for sale online; these are chosen to provide a range of old and new, suitable for all uses, local climates and garden locations. 

Rootstocks can cause some confusion so you can see the ones we use below. In simple terms a rootstock controls the eventual size of your tree. A Bramley apple on a vigorous rootstock is a lot bigger than a Bramley on a dwarfing rootstock although the apples are the same. If you are interested you can read more about Rootstocks here.

Table of Rootstocks we use.

  Maiden Cordon Bush Half-Standard
Apples MM106
(Semi-Vigorous)
M9
(Dwarfing)
M26
(Semi-Dwarfing)
MM106
Pears Quince A
(Semi-Vigorous)
Quince C
(Dwarfing)
Quince A
Quince A
Cherries Colt
(Semi-Vigorous)
N/A Colt
Colt
Plum, Gage, Damson, Bullace & Mirabelles St Julien A
(Semi-Vigorous)
N/A Pixy
(Semi-Dwarf)
St Julien A

All our fruit is VAT Free.

Why not have a look at our quick guides:
Fruit Pollination - Fruit Delivery Sizes Explained

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