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Pollination of Blue Violet damson trees

Blue Violet (Prunus insititia)  is in flowering group 3. Blue Violet is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Blue Violet 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:
    • St. Julien
  • Avalonin stock

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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
    • Available rootstocks:
    • St. Julien
  • 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 Tit

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          Blue Tit is a popular English dual-purpose plum, easy to grow, reliable cropping.
          • Flowering group: 4
          • Self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • 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
            • Czar

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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
              • 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
              • 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:
                    • St. Julien
                  • 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:
                      • 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:
                      • St. Julien
                    • 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:
                        • St. Julien
                      • 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
                        • 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:
                          • St. Julien
                        • Katinka

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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
                          • 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 Damsonsin stock

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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
                              • Available rootstocks:
                              • St. Julien
                            • 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
                              • Malling Elizabethin stock

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                                This new plum variety was released to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's platinum jubilee.
                                • Flowering group: 2
                                • Partially self-fertile
                                • Picking: Early
                                • 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:
                                • St. Julien
                              • 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 Nancyin stock

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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
                                  • Available rootstocks:
                                  • St. Julien
                                • 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
                                • 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
                                • Oullins Golden Gagein stock

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                                  The flavour of a true gage yet also easy to grow, Oullins Golden Gage is a good first gage tree.
                                  • Flowering group: 4
                                  • Good pollinator
                                  • Self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Mid
                                  • 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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                                    Queen's Crown is a dual-purpose red plum with a good sweet flavour.
                                    • Flowering group: 3
                                    • Not self-fertile
                                    • Picking: Late
                                    • Reeves

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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
                                      • 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 Violettein stock

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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
                                            • Available rootstocks:
                                            • St. Julien
                                          • 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
                                          • 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:
                                              • St. Julien
                                            • 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 Starin stock

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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
                                              • Available rootstocks:
                                              • VVA-1
                                              • St. Julien
                                            • Swan

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                                              A popular traditional English dual-purpose red / purple plum.
                                              • Flowering group: 3
                                              • Not self-fertile
                                              • Picking: Late
                                              • 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:
                                                  • St. Julien
                                                • 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
                                                  • St. Julien
                                                • Warwickshire Drooper

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                                                  Warwickshire Drooper is a good quality dual-purpose yellow plum, with heavy crops.
                                                  • Flowering group: 2
                                                  • Self-fertile
                                                  • Picking: Late
                                                  • 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
                                                  • 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