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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:
    • Wavit
  • 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:
    • VVA-1
    • St. Julien
  • Aylesbury Prunein stock

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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
    • Available rootstocks:
    • St. Julien
  • 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
    • Brompton
  • 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
  • Coe's Golden Dropin stock

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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
    • Available rootstocks:
    • St. Julien
  • 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:
    • VVA-1
    • 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:
    • VVA-1
    • St. Julien
  • Eddain stock

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

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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
    • Available rootstocks:
    • St. Julien
  • 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
    • Wavit
    • St. Julien
    • Brompton
  • Gordon Castlein stock

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    A good dessert plum for northern areas due to its hardiness.
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • St. Julien
  • 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:
    • VVA-1
    • Wavit
    • Weiwa
    • St. Julien
  • Hauszwetsche German Prunein stock

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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
    • Available rootstocks:
    • VVA-1
    • St. Julien
  • 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
    • St. Julien
  • Jeffersonin stock

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

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    Kea is a culinary plum from Cornwall, ideal for plum jam.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • St. Julien
  • 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
    • 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
      • Wavit
      • St. Julien
      • Brompton
    • Meritarein stock

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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
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Wavit
    • 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:
      • VVA-1
      • St. Julien
      • Brompton
    • 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:
      • VVA-1
      • 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
      • 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
      • Wavit
      • St. Julien
      • Brompton
    • 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:
      • VVA-1
      • St. Julien
    • Purple Pershorein stock

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

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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
      • 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 Bavayin stock

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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
      • Available rootstocks:
      • St. Julien
    • 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:
        • VVA-1
        • 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
        • Brompton
      • 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 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
        • 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:
        • VVA-1
        • St. Julien
        • Brompton
      • 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
      • Thames Crossin stock

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        An attractive yellow mid-season plum with a good flavour.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Partially self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • St. Julien
      • 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
        • 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
        • 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:
        • 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
      • Yellow Pershorein stock

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