With dwarf and mini fruit trees you can grow your own fruit in the smallest of spaces, even on your patio or balcony in pots and containers.
Golden Delicious Apple Trees
Enjoy the sweet golden skinned fruit from this dwarf apple tree.
These trees are self fertile, but fruit set will be improved if more than one tree is grown. They should be positioned close to another to encourage cross pollination.
Beurre Alexandre Lucas Pear Trees
Enjoy small to medium sized, round conical pears with green skin turning greenish yellow when ripe.
A little russeting. Slightly gritty, crisp and juicy white flesh. Good flavour. Sweet with a hint of acidity.
This fruit tree is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.
Napoleon Bigarreau Cherry Trees
Napoleon is a well-known traditional large white cherry, and the flavour is sweet/sharp, tangier than most of the modern varieties, and of very good quality.
The Bigarreau Napoleon cherry tree is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby. The following varieties should pollinate this cherry tree. Lapins and Merton Glory, a well-known mid-season English white cherry.
Mirabelle de Nancy Mirabelle Plum Trees
This is a traditional old French variety, originating from the department of Lorraine – the countryside around the cities of Metz and Nancy which is one of the main areas for Mirabelle production.
Mirabelle de Nancy Mirabelle trees are partially self-fertile, but a nearby pollination partner of a different variety is beneficial. The following varieties should pollinate this Mirabelle tree. (European plums, gages, damsons, cherry plums, mirabelles, bullaces will usually cross-pollinate if their flowering times overlap).
To purchase a patio fruit tree or if you would like more information please pop into Deepdale Garden Centre where a member of staff will be more than happy to help.