Posted: 27/03/2013 at 11:54
The plot is on heavy but free draining soil, with little else to disturb it.
Some first east sun and then west sun too.
Only space for 1 tree and ideally grafted onto a short trunk, as garden is small!
Especially looking for a good cooking and eating apple, or just a very good eating pear.
Favourites are Cox's Orange Pippin and Conference Pear.
Keeping times not important as house too small to store fruit.
Are the blossoms especailly pretty or certain types of tree?
Are certain varieties really disease resistant? Worth going for an RHS merit tree?
Has anyone had particularly good or bad experiences with online tree nurseries, selling this sort of stock?
Thank you for all your advice - I am a total fruit tree novice