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A guide to choosing the right size

Blackmoor Nursery is one of very few Nurseries in the UK offering gardeners the opportunity to buy fruit tree rootstocks direct from our Nursery. 

Rootstocks are only despatched from January - April.

All orders are despatched in one delivery. If your order contains both bare root and container grown plants then we can only despatch when all plants are ready.

A guide to selection, rootstocks come in 5 sizes see the chart below, all of our trees are labelled using these codes.

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Semi vigorous, Approximate height 4-5 metres when mature.

Semi dwarfing, Approximate height 3-4 metres when mature.

Very dwarfing, Approximate height 1.8 metres when mature


For most fruits choose a warm sheltered position avoiding wet or shaded spots, although soft fruit will tolerate some shade. Avoid north walls except when planting blackberries which will crop successfully, albeit, a little later in the season. Crops are likely to be sparse in frosty situations. If birds are troublesome a fruit cage can be erected.

fruitgrowers handbook

Blackmoor Fruitgrowers Handbook

delivery charges

Collection - If you would like to collect your trees then use this option. Note the collection is from the Wholesale Nursery office between Monday-Friday only. Please allow 1 working days for your order to be processed prior to collection date.

We are not a Garden Centre or retail Nursery. Orders can be placed via our website and the collection option can be selected at the checkout. Your order will then be ready for you to collect during our normal opening hours which are Monday-Friday 07.30-16.30. Our plants are grown in fields that can be 2 miles away from our office so it is not possible to just turn up and select your own trees.

Delivery Charges - The delivery charge is worked out from the weight and the size of the plant. We have several rates that apply to UK mainland addresses. The lower postal rates range from £2.80 - £5.70, will be applied to smaller orders of the lighter plants like currants, raspberries, gooseberries, blackberries, asparagus and strawberries although larger orders will go into the £10.00 rate. A higher rate of £18.00 - £32.00 will be charged for deliveries to European Countries and GY KW IV AB PH KW HS ZE IM BT DD JE PO30 PO31 PO32 PO33 PO34 PO35 PO36 PO37 PO38 PO39 PO40 PO41 Postcodes. Once you have put together your order the delivery charge will show before payment. All orders are despatched in one delivery.

To take advantage of a promotional code or gift voucher this must be entered into the redeem code box at the checkout. Discounts cannot be given once an order is completed and any codes have not been used.

Grafting Tape

Rootstocks | Grafting And Budding Tape For Fruit Trees | Buy Online

Grafting Tape For Fruit Trees. This tape can be used to tie in any graft onto the rootstock for fruit trees. Holds the graft firmly in place until the graft has taken. Remove after 6 weeks. Plastic grafting tape.

 1 metre of tape should tie around 5 grafts.

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12 Jun 20 | Susan Cleghorn

Was able to buy small amount of this tape (exactly the length I needed) from a UK company. The tape is as described and my order arrived very soon after it was placed. Thank you.

23 Aug 19 | Martin

Excellent tape, very easy to use.

21 May 15 | Alice

Excellent tape. good quality and strong.

7 Feb 14 | Ivan

Well packed, fast delivery. Thank you!

13 Sep 13 | CS SW

Does the job and super-easy to use.

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