The descriptive catalogue is now back in print. Please click on 'Get Printed Catalogue' on the left hand menu. Most of the information in the catalogue is available on the website, but the printed catalogue is quicker to navigate and saves paper and ink compared to printing off the website. Many people find the catalogue, and the interesting stories which it contains, makes very enjoyable reading.

Our fruit trees cannot be ordered online. The availability changes constantly and, for a small business, the distraction and workload of updating availability in real time, on a website, is too great. It just doesn't work in practice. We are happy to check on availability for customers who telephone or email in an order enquiry.




We grow a very large range of varieties on a choice of rootstocks. The number of permutations is considerable and therefore the number of trees of any one variety, on a particular rootstock, is limited. If you want a large number of any one, it is likely they would have to be grafted specially, with advance notice.Trees are usually grafted early in the year. They are ready to go in the early autumn, as one season maidens. The stock availability is highest then, although some trees have already been pre-ordered. Any gaps that then appear in the range cannot be replaced before the following autumn. Therefore, it is best to order for grafting in the winter and next best to come and see what is available in late summer and autumn. There will still be plenty of trees available at other times of year. If we do not have exactly what you want, there are always plenty of good alternatives.


Our trees are container grown, initially in 4 litre deep pots, in peat free compost. After two seasons they are often sometimes transplanted to 7 litre pots, but often there are none of these. The prices are set according to the pot size. See below for prices. At the nursery, the visitor will have the choice of between 1 and 4 season old trees, though the range of older trees will be more limited as most leave us earlier in their lives. Please note - Our delivery service will be suspended indefinitely from the end of 2023 and trees will need to be collected.

We do not grow bare rooted trees. There are pros and cons for both container grown and bare rooted trees. Container grown trees can be bought and planted at any time of year and can even be kept in their containers for some time, with care, if planting is delayed or customers are moving house. Bare rooted trees are sometimes larger but can suffer a check or even die back, because they lose fibrous roots when dug up.

Our trees are not grown to a particular form, eg espalier, and are ready for training rather than ready trained. We do not grow 'family' trees.

Please order over the telephone (01844 237415) or by email. Please be sure to include which rootstock you prefer - details are on the relevant web pages - and include alternative varieties if you are happy to be flexible, when some choices are out of stock. Generally it is best to let us know what you want so that we can check stock and telephone or email back.

PRICES from January 2024
For several years we have not increased prices, while costs have risen significantly. Regrettably we must now make a modest increase. Inflation in our costs has been rather higher that national statistics would suggest.

Not all new trees grow equally and where the size is a bit less than normal, we usually reduce the price accordingly.

Apples, Pears, Quinces and Medlars
£28 in 4 litre deep pots

Plums, Cherries and Peaches/Nectarines/Apricots
£31 in 4 litre deep pots

Vines, figs, currants, gooseberries, hops and other soft fruit bushes - all in 4 litre deep pots
Vines -£15, Figs - £20, Currants - £15, Raspberries - £15, Gooseberries - £18,
Jostaberries and Worcesterberries - £15, Rhubarb - £15

Walnuts and Hazel Varieties We have some at present, the former £30 and the latter £25, in 7 litre pots

Where we graft new trees from wood supplied by customers from their old trees, or when grafting to order, the price is the same as for a one year tree above. Normally, for such trees, ordered in advance, payment is not required until closer to the time of supply, though for some larger orders a deposit may be required.

Now that we have suspended delivery, it is worth pointing out that our trees are flexible and several can be fitted in the rear footwells of most cars.

Payment We accept the well known debit and credit cards, but there are many other cards in use that charge merchants much higher commissions, so please do not present those. Cheques should be made payable to Mr D and Mrs C Tolman.