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Pollination of Gordon Castle plum trees

Gordon Castle (Prunus domestica)  is in flowering group 4. Gordon Castle is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Gordon Castle in our catalogue

  • 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
        • 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
        • 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
          • 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
            • 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
              • Keain stock

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                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • 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
                  • 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
                  • 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
                    • 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
                          • 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
                          • 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:
                              • VVA-1
                              • Wavit
                              • Weiwa
                              • St. Julien
                              • Brompton
                            • 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