Fruit trees: choosing the best

Growing your own top fruit in the garden is very rewarding and the choice is vast. From old favourites to new introductions we’ve listed some of the best.

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A child inspects prize winning apples in the Fruit and Vegetable Competition at the RHS London Harvest Festival Show 2016.

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Best top fruit for the garden

  • Apple ‘Saturn’ AGM
  • Apricot ‘Goldcot’
  • Cherry ‘Stella’ AGM
  • Peach ‘Rochester’ AGM
  • Pear ‘Concorde’ AGM
  • Plum ‘Opal’ AGM

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