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List of trees which have persistent fruits

A selection of trees with persistent fruits lasting through the autumn.


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Varieties list

  • Crab-apple trees

    Admiration

    Admiration crab-apple trees
    Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus halliana
  • Rowan

    Amber Light

    Amber Light rowan
    A typical Mountain Ash or Rowan, with particularly persistent red berries.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Aros®

    Aros crab-apple trees
    A small slow-growing upright crab-apple, with bronze-green leaves, beautiful dark pink flowers with white centres, and maroon fruits in the autumn.
    £23.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour - summer: Bronze
    Malus toringo
  • Rowan

    Asplenifolia

    Asplenifolia rowan
    The Cut-leaf Rowan, an excellent form of the native Mountain Ash, orange-red berries, and highly feathered leaves.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Rowan

    Autumn Spire®

    Autumn Spire (Flanrock) is a columnar rowan with yellow fruitlets and excellent autumn colour.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Crab-apple trees

    Candymint

    Candymint crab-apple trees
    A pretty and graceful spreading tree with a mass of pink / white flowers, and small red fruits.
    £23.95 - £54.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus sargentii
  • Flowering dogwood

    Cherokee Daybreak

    An upright spreading form of the American dogwood, with white blossom and variegated leaves.
    Cornus florida
  • Rowan

    Chinese Lace

    Chinese Lace rowan
    A neat attractive Rowan with bright green leaves and dusky pink berries.
    £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Comtesse de Paris

    Comtesse de Paris crab-apple trees
    Comtesse de Paris can be considered as an improved Golden Hornet. It features the same white blossom and persistent yellow fruitlets, but grows with a better form.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Rowan

    Copper Kettle

    Copper Kettle rowan
    Named for its attractive light copper-coloured fruitlets, Copper Kettle is easy to grow and takes up little space.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Coralburst®

    Coralburst crab-apple trees
    Malus Coralburst is a naturally compact crab-apple with a superb blossom display and small persistent yellow-orange fruitlets.
    £54.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Bronze
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Crimson Cascade

    Crimson Cascade crab-apple trees
    A new weeping crab-apple with dusky pink blossom and small dark red fruitlets.
    £54.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour - summer: Bronze
    Malus x purpurea
  • Rowan

    Croft Coral

    Croft Coral rowan
    Croft Coral is a small rowan tree but the fruits are an orange coral colour rather than the usual red,
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Crab-apple trees

    Donald Wyman

    Donald Wyman crab-apple trees
    Donald Wyman is a classic white-flowered crab-apple, with very small red fruits, which persist into mid-winter.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Rowan

    Ember Glow

    Ember Glow rowan
    This rowan has bluish-green leaves which turn orange-red in the autumn.The fruitlets are red, and persist well into winter.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Whitebeam

    Emiel

    Emiel whitebeam
    Emiel has long leaves, with silvery-green undersides, turning orange in autumn.
    £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus folgneri
  • Crab-apple trees

    Evereste

    Evereste crab-apple trees
    Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Rowan

    Fingerprint®

    A particularly upright form of the Mountain Ash, and one of the most disease-resistant.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Rowan

    Gibbsii

    Gibbsii rowan
    Gibbsii grows with a neat spreading columnar form, sprinkled with clusters of bright red fruits in the autumn.
    • Fruit colour: Red
    Sorbus hybrida
  • Rowan

    Glendoick SpireTM

    Glendoick Spire rowan
    A small compact rowan with an upright form, notable for its bright pink fruitlets and feathered leaves.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus aucuparia
  • Rowan

    Glendoick White Baby®

    Glendoick White Baby is a superb tree for autumn colour, with large bright white berries and bright red leaves.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Golden Glory

    A new British late-flowering crab-apple, with white blossom, russeted fruits, and strong autumn colours.
    £54.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Russet
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus yunnanensis
  • Crab-apple trees

    Golden Hornet

    Golden Hornet crab-apple trees
    Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus x zumi
  • Crab-apple trees

    Gorgeous

    Gorgeous crab-apple trees
    Malus Gorgeous has pink/white blossom and spherical cherry-like red fruits which are good for jelly.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Indian Magic

    Indian Magic crab-apple trees
    An excellent all-round crab apple, with attractive bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and small persistent red fruits.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour - summer: Bronze
    Malus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Jelly King®

    Jelly King crab-apple trees
    White blossom followed by large orange-red fruits which are ideal for making crab-apple jelly.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Whitebeam

    John Bond

    An unusual species of Sorbus, the leaves are particularly attractive for their white undersides.
    • Fruit colour: Brown
    Sorbus hemsleyi
  • Whitebeam

    John Mitchell

    John Mitchell whitebeam
    John Mitchell is a popular whitebeam, notable for its large white-green leaves.
    • Fruit colour: Brown
    Sorbus x aria
  • Rowan

    Joseph Rock

    Joseph Rock rowan
    A small rowan, with distinctive pale yellow fruitlets. Also one of the best for autumn colour.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Kashmir rowan

    Kashmir rowan rowan
    An unusual rowan, with light pink blossom, and white fruitlets, which are larger than usual for rowans.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus cashmiriana
  • Whitebeam

    Lemon Drop

    Lemon Drop is a small whitebeam tree, with the characteristic white undersides to its leaves. As the name suggests, the fruitlets are bright yellow.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    Sorbus folgneri
  • Rowan

    Leonard Messel

    Leonard Messel rowan
    A good all-round small rowan tree, with good autumn colours and cascades of pink fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Matthew Ridley

    An upright-growing Mountain Ash with dense white flowers and clusters of orange-red autumn berries.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Pink Charm

    Pink Charm rowan
    A small rowan with a spreading habit, large feathered leaves, and bright pink berries.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus vilmorinii
  • Rowan

    Pink Ness

    Pink Ness rowan
    A very upright rowan tree, with pretty pink fruitlets.
    £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Pink Pagoda

    Pink Pagoda rowan
    Pink Pagoda features clusters of pale pink fruits in late summer, and good autumn foliage colours.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus hupehensis
  • Rowan

    Pink Pearl

    Pink Pearl rowan
    A small upright rowan tree with clusters of pink-flecked white fruitlets.
    £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Profusion

    Profusion crab-apple trees
    Malus Profusion (also known as Directeur Moerlands) is a classic crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom followed by small crimson berry-like fruitlets.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour - summer: Bronze
    Malus x moerlandsii
  • Rowan

    Ravensbill

    This rowan tree is named for the the black colour of its winter buds. It also features yellow autumn leaves and orange berries.
    £23.95 - £44.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Red Bird

    Red Bird rowan
    Red Bird features bright white flowers, orange / red fruits and good autumn leaf colours. It has a wider climate range than other rowans.
    £49.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus alnifolia
  • Crab-apple trees

    Red Sentinel

    Red Sentinel crab-apple trees
    A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus x robusta
  • Rowan

    Rose Queen

    Rose Queen rowan
    An unusual small rowan tree, featuring clusters of dark-pink very persistent berries.
    £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Crimson
    Sorbus
  • Rowan

    Rosiness

    Rosiness rowan
    A small rowan tree with white-pink flowers and cascades of pink berries.
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus rosea
  • Crab-apple trees

    Rudolph

    Rudolph crab-apple trees
    Malus Rudoph features very large single deep pink flowers, and small dark purple fruits.
    £23.95 - £54.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Purple
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Scarlett

    Scarlett crab-apple trees
    Malus toringo Scarlett is an ornamental crab apple with bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and dark red fruitlets.
    £19.95 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Purple
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour - summer: Bronze
    Malus toringo
  • Whitebeam

    Sorbus hedlundii

    A little-known whitebeam species, it features the classic downy grey-green leaves, and russeted fruitlets in autumn.
    • Fruit colour: Brown
    Sorbus hedlundii
  • Rowan

    Sorbus helenae

    Sorbus helenae rowan
    A species of rowan featuring pink/white fruitlets and good autumn colours.
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus helenae
  • Rowan

    Sorbus hupehensis

    Sorbus hupehensis rowan
    A classic rowan tree with pink berries and good autumn leaf colours.
    £23.95 - £49.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    Sorbus hupehensis
  • Rowan

    Sorbus pseudovilmorinii

    Sorbus pseudovilmorinii rowan
    Similar characteristics to Sorbus vilmorinii, not quite as vigorous, but heavier fruiting.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus pseudovilmorinii
  • Rowan

    Sorbus sargentiana

    Sorbus sargentiana rowan
    A broad spreading rowan with bright orange fruitlets and autumn foliage.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus sargentiana
  • Rowan

    Sorbus scalaris

    Sorbus scalaris rowan
    One of the more spreading smaller Rowan species, with orange/red autumn leaf colours, and clusters of small orange fruilets.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    Sorbus scalaris
  • Rowan

    Sorbus vilmorinii

    Sorbus vilmorinii rowan
    The main feature of this Rowan trees is the pink fruitlets, which turn white as autumn progresses. It is one of the smaller Sorbus species, but also one of the more spreading.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Fruit colour: White
    Sorbus vilmorinii
  • Whitebeam

    Sorbus wardii

    Sorbus wardii whitebeam
    A little-known Whitebeam from the Himalayas, featuring large silver-green leaves and yellow-orange berries.
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus wardii
  • Rowan

    Sunshine

    Sunshine rowan
    A small rowan tree with an upright form and golden yellow clusters of fruits, and strong autumn colours.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus
  • Crab-apple trees

    Wedding Bouquet

    Wedding Bouquet crab-apple trees
    Malus Wedding Bouquet features ivory-white blossom and tiny red berry-like fruitlets.
    £23.95 - £54.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus brevipes
  • Crab-apple trees

    White Star

    White Star crab-apple trees
    A modern English crab-apple with white star-like flowers followed by attractive russeted fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Russet
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour - summer: Green
    Malus
  • Rowan

    Wisley Gold

    Wisley Gold rowan
    A good-sized yellow-fruiting mountain ash, with a spreading form.
    £23.95 - £47.95buy
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    Sorbus