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Pollination of Meritare plum trees

Meritare (Prunus domestica)  is in flowering group 3. Meritare is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Meritare 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 Louvain

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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
        • Blaisdon Red

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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
          • 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:
              • St. Julien
            • Coe's Golden Drop

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              Coe's Golden Drop is a large oval gage from the 18th century, noted for its excellent flavour.
              • Flowering group: 2
              • Not self-fertile
              • Picking: Very late
              • 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:
                • St. Julien
              • Denniston's Superb

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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
                • Early Transparent Gage

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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
                  • 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
                      • Gordon Castle

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                        A good dessert plum for northern areas due to its hardiness.
                        • Flowering group: 4
                        • Not self-fertile
                        • Picking: Late
                        • 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:
                          • 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
                        • Hauszwetsche German Prune

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                          Hauszwetsche is a damson-like Quetsche or Zwetsche plum, ideal for German-style cakes and desserts.
                          • Flowering group: 4
                          • Self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Hermanin stock

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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
                            • Available rootstocks:
                            • VVA-1
                          • Jefferson

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                            Jefferson is a a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.
                            • Flowering group: 2
                            • Good pollinator
                            • Not self-fertile
                            • Picking: Late
                            • Jubilee

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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
                              • 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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                                • Flowering group: 3
                                • Not 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 Gage

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                                      Lindsey Gage is a sweet-flavoured green gage, similar to Cambridge Gage.
                                      • Flowering group: 3
                                      • Partially self-fertile
                                      • Picking: Late
                                      • 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:
                                        • St. Julien
                                      • 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:
                                          • St. Julien
                                        • Purple Pershore

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                                          Very similar to Yellow Pershore and with the same excellent culinary qualities.
                                          • Flowering group: 4
                                          • Self-fertile
                                          • Picking: Mid
                                          • Queen's Crown

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                                            • Flowering group: 3
                                            • Not self-fertile
                                            • Picking: Late
                                            • 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 Prolific

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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
                                                    • Senecain stock

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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
                                                      • Available rootstocks:
                                                      • Wavit
                                                    • Shepherds Bullace

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                                                      A large-fruited bullace, used for cooking and preserves, similar to a damson.
                                                      • Flowering group: 3
                                                      • Self-fertile
                                                      • Picking: Late
                                                      • 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 Kulinariain stock

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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
                                                            • Available rootstocks:
                                                            • Weiwa
                                                          • 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:
                                                            • Wavit
                                                            • 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:
                                                            • Wavit
                                                          • Willingham

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                                                            A traditional English green gage, with a reputation for excellent flavour.
                                                            • Flowering group: 3
                                                            • Not self-fertile
                                                            • Picking: Late
                                                            • Yellow Pershore

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                                                              Also known as Yellow Egg, Yellow Pershore is a self-fertile heavy cropping culinary plum.
                                                              • Flowering group: 4
                                                              • Self-fertile
                                                              • Picking: Mid