• 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
Kea

Kea is a culinary plum from Cornwall, ideal for plum jam.
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Growing


Plum trees
Kea
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Warm climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Plum trees
Kea
Picking monthAugust
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesCulinary
Traditional cooker
Cling-stoneClingstone
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Problems


Plum trees
Kea
Disease resistanceGood
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Identification


Plum trees
Kea
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Fruit colourBlue - dark
Red
Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
Fruit sizeSmall
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