Frank P Matthews
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Apricot trees are a unique addition to the garden with lots of juice and delicate flavours. Very hardy plants that can be grown as a free standing tree. All varieties are self-fertile. Small, juicy and sweet fruits – definitely best when they’re home-grown! Ready for picking from June to September, depending on the variety.
The delicious fruits are perfect for bottling, cooking, eaten straight from the tree or dried. Lovely masses of pink blossom in the spring. Grow well in UK climate.
Some apricot trees are perfect for patio growing or limited spaces, with a maximum height of 2m so can be grown in any sized garden. They can also be trained as a fan against a wall.
Large, yellow orange with red blush. Aromatic and sweet. Famous for the French ‘Bergeron’ jam preserve.
Big, juicy, firm fruit with attractive red skin. Good flavour and self fertile. High regular productivity!
A dwarf eating variety perfect for patio or limited spaces. Large crops of juicy, tasty, freestone orange fruit.
Very hardy. Crops and performs well as a free standing tree or trained on walls where spring frosts can be avoided.
Bright orange, round fruit with an attractive blush. Juicy and sweet. Slightly more compact than a standard apricot.
Very attractive red blushed apricot with orange juicy flesh. Heavy crops of good sized aromatic flavoured fruits.
Large, high quality with attractive red blush and orange flesh. Pleasant flavour, aromatic, freestone.
Leaves have red tinged tips. Delicate blossom, juicy and sweet fruits. Ideal for small spaces.
Golden yellow fruit with thick skin. Regular crops. Hardy and resistant to leaf spot. Suitable for cold, wet climates.
This variety is very reliable producing masses of flower and very large fruit with a strong red blush intense flavour.
Skin pale yellow with an orange blush on the sunny side. Deep reddish-orange flesh, very juicy and sweet flavours.
Large orange-reddish fruit, excellent juicy and sweet flavours. Beautiful pink-tinged flowers arrive in early spring.