Fruit tree nurseries

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List of nurseries supplying westcountry varieties of fruit trees

The following nurseries are known to supply local varieties of fruit trees. The list is not a recommendation or endorsement by Cornwall Council and you should ensure for yourself that the trees are of the appropriate standard and condition. See Notes on choosing trees.

Other local nurseries and garden centres may also be able to assist.

Kehelland Horticulture Centre Ltd

Kehelland
Camborne
TR14 0DD

Tel: 01209 718975
Email: sales@kehellandtrust.org.uk


Duchy of Cornwall Nurseries

Cott Road,
Lostwithiel,
Cornwall,
PL22 0HW

Tel: 01208 872668
Fax: 01208 872835
Email: sales@duchyofcornwallnursery.co.uk

Supplier of apples


Endsleigh Gardens

Milton Abbot,
Tavistock,
Devon,
PL19 0PG

Tel: 01822 870235
Fax: 01822 870513
Email: info@endsleigh-gardens.com

Supplier of apples, cherries, pears and plums


Bodmin Plant and Herb Nursery

Laveddon Mill,
Laninval Hill,
Bodmin,
Cornwall,
PL30 5JU

Tel: 01208 72837
Fax: 01208 76491
Email: bodminnursery@aol.com

Supplier of apples and plums


Adam's Apples - Talaton Plants Ltd

Talaton Plants Ltd
Egremont Barn,
Payhembury,
Honiton,
EX14 3JA

Tel: 01404 841166
Fax: 01404 841196
Email: sales@adamsappletrees.co.uk
Website: http://www.adamsappletrees.co.uk/

Supplier of apples and other fruit


Cornish Apple Trees

Chytroon Farm,
The Bungalow,
Perranwell Station,
Truro,
TR3 7PT

Mobile: 07765809267

Supplier of 50 varieties of Cornish apple trees and Cornish plums


The Forest Garden

Penjerrick Hill
Budock Water
Falmouth
Cornwall
TR11 5ED

Tel: 01326 250090

Email: simonmiles@theforestgarden.co.uk

Agroforestry services. Suppliers of apple and other top fruit and nut trees, soft fruit bushes, and other perennial Forest Garden edibles.


Note to suppliers:

If you are a supplier of varieties of Cornish fruit trees and would like to be included in this list, please contact forestry@cornwall.gov.uk.

Notes on choosing fruit trees

It is generally recommended that apples should be grown on vigorous rootstocks, such as M25 or M111. This ensures vigorous growth, which is more likely to minimise disease problems. Trees can be purchased in various sizes. Maidens are young trees, which require training but which will establish quickly. Standards and half standards are trained but, as they are older plants they may establish more slowly. All newly planted trees require help in establishing. It is good to leave an area 1m diameter around the tree is free of vegetation, especially grass, to reduce competition. Watering may be necessary in drought conditions and especially in the first spring. 

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