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New products at Dobies

by Sarah - February 28th, 2010.
Filed under: Dobies, New Products.

New products added today at Dobies

Cherry Kordia 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125 cm (3 to 4 ft)
Cherry Kordia 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125 cm (3 to 4 ft) £12.00
Cherries have plenty going for them – a beautiful flowering tree in spring, a wonderful harvest of exquisite, juicy fruits in mid summer followed by the delightful colours of the autumn leaves. The fruits are firm and deliciously sweet – all you want from a cherry! Taste panels across Europe have voted this a top variety. This variety is self fertile grown on Colt rootstock. Height up to 365 cm (12ft) but can be pruned for the smaller garden. – Ideal for patio or smaller garden – Bumper crops – Excellent flavour This variety is grafted on Colt rootstock which gives a very productive tree with good fruit size, but compact to growth so it can be grown in a small space, either free-standing or trained against a wall or fence. Cropping from July.

Pear Conference 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125cm (3 to 4 ft)
Pear Conference 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125cm (3 to 4 ft) £12.00
Originating in Hertfordshire in 1885 and shown for the first time at the British Pear Conference in the same year – hence the name – this is one our favourite pears. Grown on Quince A rootstock which will give a tree with moderate vigour and reliable fruit yields. The Conference pear is self-fertile and produces fruit with creamy white flesh that is so sweet and juicy. Cropping from September. – Most popular dessert pear in the UK – Self-pollinator – Ideal for patio or smaller garden Pears are one of the easiest garden fruit trees to grow with very few pest, disease or other cultural problems. This variety is grown on Quince A Rootstock giving a tree with moderate vigour and encouraging pears to fruit at an early age. Height up to 365 cm (12ft) but can be pruned for the smaller garden
Blueberry Collection Pack of 3 x 1 litre bushy potted plants (1 of each variety)
Blueberry Collection Pack of 3 x 1 litre bushy potted plants (1 of each variety) £16.95
Do you love the taste of blueberries? How about having your very own crop of blueberries – 3 different varieties, Earliblue, Bluecrop and Elliot – for a long and regular harvest. Blueberries are perfect for growing on patios because they are generally best grown in pots of ericaceous compost to give them ideal growing conditions but of course, they can also be planted in the soil!Although blueberries are self fertile, you will get larger berries and more of them if you have 2 different varieties to cross pollinate. This is why we are pleased to present this exceptional collection – early, mid-season and late varieties for only £16.95 – that’s less than half price! Collection contains 3 plants (1 of each variety): Earliblue – very early variety with clusters of large, light blue fruit. Ripens early July; Bluecrop – excellent mid-season variety producing large, sweet fruit from end of July. Forms a medium sized spreading bush. Very tough plant; Elliot – a vigorous bush producing a very high yield of fruit. The medium-sized berries ripen early September to mid-October. All plants supplied in 1 litre pots. Full growing instructions included.
Plum President 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125 cm (3 to 4 ft)
Plum President 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125 cm (3 to 4 ft) £12.00
President is a vigorous cropper, producing masses of large, round to oblong plums with blue-black skin. The flesh is absolutely delicious – fine textured and yellow – and very juicy with an outstanding flavour. It’s one of the last plums to ripen giving you fruit late into the season. For eating or cooking! – Dual purpose plum, perfect for cooking or eating. – Sweet flavour – Heavy crops This variety is grafted on St Julian A rootstock which is semi-dwarfing, providing a medium sized tree of 2-2.5m (7-8ft). Cropping from October.
Apple Golden Delicious 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125 cm (3 to 4 ft)
Apple Golden Delicious 1 bare root tree between 90 to 125 cm (3 to 4 ft) £12.00
Originating in the USA in 1890 this is an ever popular dessert apple. A great pollinator for other fruit, this fruit tree is grown on M26 rootstock. Pick the golden coloured fruit straight from the tree to experience the delightful crisp and juicy flavour. Cropping from late October. Height 300-365 cm (10-12ft) but can be pruned for the smaller garden. – Exceptionally crisp and juicy – Pollinator – Ideal for patio or smaller garden This variety is grafted on M26 rootstock to produce easy-to-control, semi-dwarf trees with medium vigour- absolutely ideal for garden, as you can easily reach to prune, spray and pick those luscious fruits!