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Plum trees
Czar

Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.
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Plum trees
Czar
Picking seasonMid
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityAverage
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
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Growing


Plum trees
Czar
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Organic cultureSuitable
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Problems


Plum trees
Czar
SilverleafSome susceptibility
Disease resistanceGood
Brown rotSome resistance
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Climate


Plum trees
Czar
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Plum trees
Czar
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourBlue - dark
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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