Gypsy® Mirabelle trees

Gypsy mirabelle tree
  • Pick: Mid-season (early August)
  • Flowering group: 1
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 
  • Disease-resistance: Good
  • Pollination partners

Gypsy is a modern Cherry Plum. The fruit is bright red with an orange flesh and a sugary flavour.

Although primarily used for culinary purposes Gypsy is one of the best cherry plums for eating fresh.

Gypsy® is a protected variety.

Gypsy mirabelle trees for sale

Order now for delivery from 18th December

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees

Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - 12l pot - St.Julien rootstock £33.95

Bare-root fruit trees

Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - St.Julien rootstock £19.95 Sold outalert me
Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - bare-root - St.Julien rootstock £27.95
Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) Half-standard - bare-root - St.Julien rootstock £31.50

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Gypsy

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 1?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Attractive fruit
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: Ukraine
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999
  • Fruit colour: Red
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Best sellers?

Climate

Pollination guide for Gypsy

Gypsy is in flowering group 1. Gypsy is partially self-fertile, but fruiting will be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

How to grow Gypsy mirabelle trees

Gypsy is a new cherry plum variety, developed for the UK climate.

As well as the pollination partners mentioned above, Gypsy will also cross-pollinate with most early-flowering Plum and Damson varieties.

Historical details

Ukraine.

Gypsy® is a protected variety.

Botanical name

Prunus cerasifera 'Gypsy'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.