Thinking of planting a fruit tree? No doubt you'll consider an apple, a plum or a pear tree.But how about something more exotic? Did you know that you can expect full sized fruit from even tiny, patio-sized fruit trees such as peach, nectarine and apricot? Its all about the variety of tree and the rootstock. Here's a simple guide to get you started, it's a lot easier than you might think.
April and May are the peak periods for tree blossom, during which time the majority of flowering, ornamental cherry trees will be covered in blousy blooms. But which is best? With so many to choose from, you might want to utilise the coveted Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit (AGM) to help you select. Weve sorted ten of the best AGM ornamental cherries one of which could come to a garden near you. Early spring is the perfect time to plant, but you can plant container-grown trees at any time of year, provided you are prepared to water them regularly.
Spring is a season loved by most and there are few people who dont rejoice when they see blossom bursting forth. Theres no doubt that ornamental flowering cherries are some of the nations favourite trees not necessarily for horticultural enthusiasts who might prefer a type of Prunus that have something for all seasons, but definitely for the homeowner who loves gardens.We have selected six cherry trees that many people regard as some of the best:Read more