Future Forests: Potted Fruit. Most available by mail-order. Updated 24th March 2017  

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  TREE FRUIT For notes on apple planting, pruning and rootstocks, see here
  Rootstocks: M26 = small tree. MM106 =  tall tree for poor ground.  MM111= orchard larger tree. 
M9 = dwarf tree.  M27 = very dwarf Tree
  Pollination: Trees require a pollinator in the same group (A, B, C) or the group immediately above or below it
    sf = self fertile  tp = tip bearer (take note when pruning)  * = triploid, 2 different pollinators required
  Traditional Irish Apple Trees:   1yr trees:  15 each ~ 2yr trees:  18 each
  These old Irish varieties meet the specifications for Traditional Orchards under the new GLAS scheme for farmers
 as long as they are on the more vigorous rootstock MM106 or MM111
  Variety Brief Description Age on Rootstocks Poll Pick/Use
  Eating Apples:        
  Ard Cairn Russet Red/yellow, dry, firm and sweet, Cork 1 yr M 27 B Oct-Feb
      2 year MM106    
  Brown Crofton Good flavour, disease resistant 1yr MM106 C* Nov-Jan
      2 year MM106    
  Dick Davis Peach / red, rich taste, old Cork apple 1 yr M 27, MM106 A/B Sep-Dec
      2year MM111    
  Gibbons Russet Cidery taste, firm sharp flesh, Cork 1897 1yr MM106 A/B Sep-Dec
      2 year MM106    
  Irish Peach Small and juicy, pick and eat...delicious 1yr MM106 A tp Aug
      2 year MM106    
  Keegans Crab Large green fruit, crisp and sweet. Tip bearer 1yr MM106 C Oct-Feb
      2 year MM106    
  Kemp Crisp, juicy, good disease resistance 1yr MM106 B/C Sep-Oct
  Kerry Pippin Small with rich fruity taste 1yr MM106 A Aug
  Kilkenny Peramain Dual Purpose, sweet and crisp 1yr MM106 B Sep
      2 year MM106    
  Lady Fingers of Offaly Oblong fruit, sweet flesh 1851 2 year MM106 & 111 C Oct
  Lough Tree of Wexford Small red fruit, vigorous, old Irish apple 1yr MM106 A Sep-Oct
      2 year MM106    
  Peche Melba Pink/orange, peach like flesh but sharp flavour. Kilkenny early 1900s 2 year MM106 A/B Aug-Sep
  Rawleys Seedling Like Cox but hardier 2yr MM111 B Nov
  Ross Nonpareil Gold brown russet, good flavour, Meath 1802 1yr MM106 A Nov-Jan
  Sam Young Delicious little apple of the highest quality 2 year MM106 & 111 B Nov-Feb
  Scarlet Crofton Dark red flush, sweet & spicy, Sligo 1500 2 year MM106 A/B Sep-Nov
  Cooking Apples:        
  Ballyfatten Large & firm, excellent for baking 2 year MM106 & 111 B Oct-Dec
  Ballyvaughan Seedling Sweet and crisp, from Co. Clare 1 yr M 27, MM106 B tp Nov
      2 year MM111    
  Bloody Butcher Cooker. Deep red skin 2 year MM106 & 111 B Oct-Nov
  Greasy Pippin Smooth skin, sweetens in store 2 year MM106 B Sep-Nov
  Uncle John's Cooker Wind resistant, red fruit hangs well on tree! 1yr MM106 B Dec
      2 year MM106 & 111    
  Other Apple Trees 2 year old in 10lt pots. 25 each

These trees are particularly good specimens some even have fruit on them !

  Eating Apples:        
  Api Noir Masses of small dark red fruit M9 Dwarf, happy in pots self fertile
  Egremont Russet Crisp with sweet nutty flavour M26 A Oct-Dec
  Elstar Heavy crops of juicy apples, Keeps well M26 B Oct-Jan
  Jonagold Large crisp fruit with good flavour M26 C* Nov-Mar
  Katy Red and juicy, heavy reliable cropper M26 B Sep-Oct
  Red Spur Delicious Sweet red apples Dwarf, happy in pots self fertile
  Sunset Like Cox but hardier, heavy crops MM106 B Oct-Dec
  Worcester Permain Delicious orange red fruit, reliable 1874 MM106 B Sep-Oct
  Yellow Spur Crisp greenish red fruit Dwarf, happy in pots self fertile
  Cooking Apples:        
  Bramley Seedling Well known cooking apple, large & juicy M26 B* Oct-Mar
  Grenadier Large early fruit, reliable and a good pollinator M26 B* Aug-Sep
  Cider Apples 3 year old in 10lt pots. 28 each      
  Dabinette Bittersweet, Prolific single vintag MM106 Csf Nov
  Sweet Pethyre Bittersweet , a fine single vintage cider Somerset MM106 C Nov
  Cherries 10 litre pots 5-6ft 36 each Colt Root stock    
  Merton Glory Sweet, yellow/red, good disease resistance pollinators Stella or Sunbirst late June
  Mulberry 3 litre pots 3ft 15
5 litre pots 5ft 28
  Morus nigra Black Mulberry      
  NUTS 10 litre pots  4-5ft  22 each  
  Corylus av. 'Nottingham Reliable crops of medium size nuts pollinate with Halls Giant
  Corylus max Halls Giant Large nuts with sweet flavour pollinate with Nottingham
  from November to March we have a much bigger range of soft fruit bare-rooted
See also our Bareroot Page
  Blueberries Highbush varieties. Need acid soil blueberry cultivation notes 
  Blue Crop, Jersey & Patriot 1lt pot   8 each ~ 5 for 35  
  Goldtaube, Patriot
Blue Jay,
Pink Lemonade
3lt pot   12 each  
  Cranberries 11cm pot   8 each ~ 5 for 35   Cranberries need moist boggy conditions
  Early Black An early variety producing large juicy red/purple fruit Self fertile
  Pilgrim Large red fruit, reddish brown autumn foliage Self fertile
  Currants 3 litre pots  8.00 each see also Bareroot Soft Fruit
  Blackcurrant Ben Cannon & Ben Lomond Self fertile, fruit on new wood
  Redcurrant Jonkeer van Tets, Red Lake & Rovada Self fertile, fruit on old wood
  Whitecurrant White Versailles Self fertile, fruit on old wood
  Brown Turkey 3 litre pots  12 each self fertile
  Grapes 1 litre pots  8 each  
  Himrod White seedless grape, indoor  
    3 litre pots  12 each  
  Black Hamburg Dark grapes, hardy  
  Madeline Angevine Reliable white grape  
  Honeyberry 2 litre pots  17 each  
  Lonicera caerulea Seedless dark blue fruits eat fresh or for preserves self fertile
  Hybrid Berries 3 litre pots  8 each  
  Boysenberry Large purple fruit in July to August Blackberry x Loganberry
  Loganberry Thornless variety, excellent for jam  
  Tayberry Large dark red fruits July-Aug  
  Tummelberry Hardier than Tayberry but not as sweet. August  
  Jostaberry 3 litre pots  8 each Blackcurrant x Gooseberry
    Fruit like giant Blackcurrants Blackberry x Raspberry
  Sea Buckthorn 2 litre pots  12 each  
  Askola Female, orange berries  
  Pollmix Male, to ensure you get fruit !  
  Worcesterberry 3 litre pots  8 each Gooseberry x Blackcurrant
    Vigorous, thorny, purple fruit for jam & wine
  from November to March we have a much bigger range of soft fruit bare-rooted
See our Bareroot Page