• 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
Queen's Crown

Queen's Crown is a dual-purpose red plum with a good sweet flavour.
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Growing


Plum trees
Queen's Crown
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Plum trees
Queen's Crown
Picking monthSeptember
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Dual purpose
Cling-stoneClingstone
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Problems


Plum trees
Queen's Crown
Disease resistanceGood
Bacterial cankerSome resistance
SilverleafSome resistance
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Identification


Plum trees
Queen's Crown
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
Fruit sizeAverage
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