• EU deliveries re-starting:
  • Deliveries of fruit trees to European customers will re-commence in autumn 2023, and you can pre-order now.More>
Summer 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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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
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Plum trees
Kirke's Blue
Picking monthAugust
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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