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Plum trees
Kirke's Blue

An old-fashioned blue plum with a rich sweet flavour.
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Growing


Plum trees
Kirke's Blue
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
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Using


Plum trees
Kirke's Blue
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)Does not keep
CroppingLight
Food usesEating fresh
Drying
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Problems


Plum trees
Kirke's Blue
Disease resistanceGood
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Identification


Plum trees
Kirke's Blue
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourPurple - light
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