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Pollination of Jefferson plum trees

Jefferson (Prunus domestica)  is in flowering group 2. Jefferson is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Jefferson in our catalogue

  • Aprimirain stock

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    Aprimira is a sweet self-fertile apricot - mirabelle cross, also known as a miracot.
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Wavit
  • Avalon

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    Avalon is a large mid-season red/purple plum, similar to Victoria, with a very good flavour.
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Aylesbury Prune

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      A traditional English damson, which used to be grown in the Vale of Aylesbury.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Belle de Louvainin stock

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        Belle de Louvain is a large purple culinary plum, useful because it can be grown on north-facing walls.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Partially self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • St. Julien
      • Blaisdon Redin stock

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        Blaisdon Red is one of the best plum varieties for making plum jam.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • St. Julien
      • Blue Violet

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        A traditional Westmorland damson variety - unusually sweet and early-ripening for a damson.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Cambridge Gagein stock

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          Cambridge Gage is a reliable green gage, similar to Old Green Gage, with an excellent flavour.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Partially self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • VVA-1
          • St. Julien
          • Brompton
        • Czarin stock

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          Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • Available rootstocks:
          • VVA-1
          • St. Julien
          • Brompton
        • Denniston's Superbin stock

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          Denniston's Superb is a gage-like green plum, raised in New York in the 19th century.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Good pollinator
          • Self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • Available rootstocks:
          • St. Julien
          • Brompton
        • Early Transparent Gagein stock

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          One of the easier gages to grow, Early Transparent has attractive semi-translucent fruit.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • Available rootstocks:
          • St. Julien
        • Edda

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          A good quality and cold-hardy early-season purple plum from Norway.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Early
          • Excalibur

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            Excalibur is a red-purple plum, similar to Victoria but with a better flavour for eating fresh.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Farleighin stock

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              One of the hardiest damsons, and crops heavily. Farleigh has the distinctive damson flavour.
              • Flowering group: 3
              • Self-fertile
              • Picking: Late
              • Available rootstocks:
              • VVA-1
            • Guineverein stock

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              Guinevere is a modern late-season dessert plum, with a good flavour.
              • Flowering group: 3
              • Self-fertile
              • Picking: Late
              • Available rootstocks:
              • VVA-1
              • Wavit
              • St. Julien
            • Hagantain stock

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              Haganta is a new large blue plum variety from Germany, one of the latest-ripening and an excellent flavour.
              • Flowering group: 3
              • Partially self-fertile
              • Picking: Late
              • Available rootstocks:
              • Wavit
              • Weiwa
              • St. Julien
            • Herman

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              Herman is one of the best quality early-season plum varieties, blue/purple with yellow flesh.
              • Flowering group: 2
              • Self-fertile
              • Picking: Early
              • Jubileein stock

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                Jubilee is a new heavy-cropping dessert plum variety, similar to Victoria but larger and more reliable.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • Available rootstocks:
                • VVA-1
              • Katinkain stock

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                A very early-season dual-purpose dark-blue plum with an excellent flavour.
                • Flowering group: 2
                • Self-fertile
                • Picking: Very early
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Weiwa
              • Kea

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                Kea is a culinary plum from Cornwall, ideal for plum jam.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Partially self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • King of the Damsons

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                  A traditional 19th century English damson from Nottinghamshire. Also widely-known as Bradley's King.
                  • Flowering group: 2
                  • Self-fertile
                  • Picking: Late
                  • Kirke's Blue

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                    An old-fashioned blue plum with a rich sweet flavour.
                    • Flowering group: 3
                    • Not self-fertile
                    • Picking: Mid
                    • Lindsey Gagein stock

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                      Lindsey Gage is a sweet-flavoured green gage, similar to Cambridge Gage.
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Partially self-fertile
                      • Picking: Late
                      • Available rootstocks:
                      • St. Julien
                    • Marjorie's Seedlingin stock

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                      Marjorie's Seedling is an easy to grow, late-season, heavy cropping purple/black plum.
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertile
                      • Picking: Late
                      • Available rootstocks:
                      • VVA-1
                      • St. Julien
                      • Brompton
                    • Meritare

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                      An attractive new early-season dessert plum from Sweden, similar to Opal, with large fruits and good cold-hardiness.
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Not self-fertile
                      • Picking: Early
                      • Merryweatherin stock

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                        Merryweather is a very popular damson, with unusually large fruit, one of the hardiest of fruit trees.
                        • Flowering group: 3
                        • Self-fertile
                        • Picking: Mid
                        • Available rootstocks:
                        • St. Julien
                      • Mirabelle de Nancy

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                        Mirabelle de Nancy is an old traditional Mirabelle, originating from north-east France.
                        • Flowering group: 3
                        • Partially self-fertile
                        • Picking: Late
                        • Old Green Gagein stock

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                          The definitive gage - Old Green Gage is arguably the best-flavoured of any plum variety.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • VVA-1
                          • St. Julien
                          • Brompton
                        • Opalin stock

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                          Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Self-fertile
                          • Picking: Early
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • VVA-1
                          • St. Julien
                        • Queen's Crownin stock

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                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • Brompton
                        • Reevesin stock

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                          A high-quality English dual-purpose plum, similar to Victoria but with an improved flavour for eating fresh.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Mid
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • Wavit
                        • Reine Claude de Bavay

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                          The most widely-grown green gage, Reine Claude de Bavay has the distinctive gage-like flavour.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Reine Claude Doree

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                            A high-quality yellow-green gage, and usually more productive than other green gages.
                            • Flowering group: 3
                            • Not self-fertile
                            • Picking: Late
                            • Reine Claude Violette

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                              A traditional French gage first recorded in the 18th century, noted for its excellent flavour. Also known as Purple Gage.
                              • Flowering group: 3
                              • Not self-fertile
                              • Picking: Late
                              • Rivers' Early Prolificin stock

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                                Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.
                                • Flowering group: 2
                                • Self-fertile
                                • Picking: Early
                                • Available rootstocks:
                                • VVA-1
                                • St. Julien
                                • Brompton
                              • Seneca

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                                Seneca is a high-quality late-season large American plum with a notably sweet flavor.
                                • Flowering group: 3
                                • Not self-fertile
                                • Picking: Late
                                • Shepherds Bullacein stock

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                                  A large-fruited bullace, used for cooking and preserves, similar to a damson.
                                  • Flowering group: 3
                                  • Self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Late
                                  • Available rootstocks:
                                  • VVA-1
                                • Shropshire Prunein stock

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                                  The definitive English damson, Shropshire Prune has the rich astringent flavour typical of damsons.
                                  • Flowering group: 3
                                  • Self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Mid
                                  • Available rootstocks:
                                  • St. Julien
                                • Stella's Star

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                                  A modern green-gage, more productive and easier to grow in the UK than the traditional ones.
                                  • Flowering group: 3
                                  • Self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Mid
                                  • Thames Cross

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                                    An attractive yellow mid-season plum with a good flavour.
                                    • Flowering group: 3
                                    • Partially self-fertile
                                    • Picking: Mid
                                    • Toptaste Kulinaria

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                                      A new blue dessert plum with sweet yellow flesh, and good disease resistance.
                                      • Flowering group: 3
                                      • Partially self-fertile
                                      • Picking: Mid
                                      • Victoriain stock

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                                        Victoria is the definitive English plum, attractive fruit, good for eating, outstanding flavour for cooking.
                                        • Flowering group: 3
                                        • Good pollinator
                                        • Self-fertile
                                        • Picking: Mid
                                        • Available rootstocks:
                                        • VVA-1
                                        • Weiwa
                                        • St. Julien
                                        • Brompton
                                      • Warwickshire Drooperin stock

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                                        Warwickshire Drooper is a good quality dual-purpose yellow plum, with heavy crops.
                                        • Flowering group: 2
                                        • Self-fertile
                                        • Picking: Late
                                        • Available rootstocks:
                                        • VVA-1
                                        • Wavit
                                        • St. Julien
                                      • Willinghamin stock

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                                        A traditional English green gage, with a reputation for excellent flavour.
                                        • Flowering group: 3
                                        • Not self-fertile
                                        • Picking: Late
                                        • Available rootstocks:
                                        • VVA-1
                                        • St. Julien