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Pollination of Thames Cross plum trees

Thames Cross (Prunus domestica)  is in flowering group 3. Thames Cross is partially self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting is likely to be better if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Thames Cross 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:
              • 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
            • 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
            • 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
              • Farleigh

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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
                • 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:
                    • 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
                  • 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
                    • 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
                      • 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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                        • Flowering group: 3
                        • Not self-fertile
                        • Picking: Mid
                        • Available rootstocks:
                        • St. Julien
                      • 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
                          • 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
                              • 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:
                              • 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
                              • 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 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 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
                                    • 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
                                    • 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:
                                      • 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
                                    • 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:
                                      • Brompton