When Summer warms the hanging fruit and burns the berry brown; When straw is gold, and ear is white, and harvest comes to town; When honey spills, and apple swells, though wind be in the West, I'll linger here beneath the Sun, because my land is best!
J. R. R. Tolkien
When Summer warms the hanging fruit and burns the berry brown; When straw is gold, and ear is white, and harvest comes to town; When honey spills, and apple swells, though wind be in the West, I'll linger here beneath the Sun, because my land is best!
J. R. R. Tolkien
When Summer warms the hanging fruit and burns the berry brown; When straw is gold, and ear is white, and harvest comes to town; When honey spills, and apple swells, though wind be in the West, I'll linger here beneath the Sun, because my land is best!
J. R. R. Tolkien
When Summer warms the hanging fruit and burns the berry brown; When straw is gold, and ear is white, and harvest comes to town; When honey spills, and apple swells, though wind be in the West, I'll linger here beneath the Sun, because my land is best!
J. R. R. Tolkien
When Summer warms the hanging fruit and burns the berry brown; When straw is gold, and ear is white, and harvest comes to town; When honey spills, and apple swells, though wind be in the West, I'll linger here beneath the Sun, because my land is best!
J. R. R. Tolkien

Trees for Autumn Harvest

Those airy-fairy flowers of summer can be so exasperating! Proper autumn isn’t due for ages yet, and yet already our summer borders have descended into that apathetic, end-of-season mope. Honestly. You would think they were heading back to school.

Well thank goodness not everyone in the garden is taking that attitude. What say we leave the flowers to sulk and join the more convivial company of the fruit trees? They love a good harvest, they do, practically bursting their buttons with luscious little treasures to share. Now there’s a happy bunch.

We certainly enjoy our fruit and nut trees at the nursery this time of year. You can see why by the snaps below – all taken here! In fact, we seem to be expanding our collection every year – they are as popular with our customers as they are with us! It’s no wonder really. Finding good quality fruit trees in sturdy enough sizes to be immediately attractive and productive is no easy task. Even our youngest fruit trees have nice substantial crowns and strong trunks, as you can see. These are mainly grown as ‘half standards’, which means their trunks are about 1 meter tall, so you can pick the fruit without climbing on a ladder (because, realistically, how often would you drag a ladder out?) Of course we do have full standard specimens too for those who like a big old fashioned fruit tree. We also have a number of established espaliers, which make a delightful border or wall feature.

Below are just a few suggestions from our extensive range of established fruit and nut trees. You can view our complete availability in treefinder.

For a September garden which is as bountiful as it is beautiful, we can recommend the following:

Malus d. 'Royal Gala'
Majestic treefinder iconMalus d. 'Royal Gala'
Apple - Eating
Malus domestica 'Fuji'
Majestic treefinder iconMalus domestica 'Fuji'
Apple - Eating

These are just a few suggestions from our extensive range of established fruit and nut trees. Click here to view our complete availability in treefinder.