Late season plum trees

Varieties: 13 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners3
Average7
Some needed3

Fruit tree categories

Apple trees51
Apricot trees2
Asian pear trees2
Cherry trees7
Cider apple trees8
Crab apple trees20
Damson trees4
Hazel trees2
Japanese Plums1
Medlar trees3
Mirabelle trees2
Nectarine trees3
Peach trees1
Pear trees14
Perry pear trees1
Plum trees13
Quince trees3
Walnut trees2

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Tree form


1-year6
2-year bush-trained11
Half standard6
Fan-trained2

Supplied as


Bare-root11
Pot-grown9

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)
Medium (semi-dwarf)7
Large (semi-vigorous)12
Full-size (standard)2

Rootstock


Brompton2
St.Julien12
VVA-17
Wavit3

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early6
Mid11
Late12
Very late1

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days7
1 week6
2-3 weeks
1-2 months
3 months or more

Uses


Good for eating fresh13
Good for cooking9
Good for juice
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree
Textured puree
Keeps shape

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential
Full sun preferred11
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
23
39
41
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile5
Partially self-fertile4
Not self-fertile4

Ploidy

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Diploid13

Pollinating others

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Good1
Average12
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small
Average growth3
Slightly large2
Large6
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious
Slow to start bearing1

Cropping


Heavy6
Good5
Light2

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening11
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period1
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular12
Biennial tendency1

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance3
Some resistance
Susceptible

Can be grown in


Temperate climates13
Mild / damp climates2
Warm climates5

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good4
Average6
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture2

Canker

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Scab

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant1
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Belgium 1
France 3
Germany 2
United Kingdom6
United States1

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 15991
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 17992
1800 - 18493
1850 - 18993
1900 - 19492
1950 - 1999
20002

Fruit colour


Blue - dark2
Green3
Green - light2
Purple2
Purple - light1
Yellow3

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Late season plum trees

  • Plum trees
    Cambridge Gage Plum trees

    Cambridge Gage

    Cambridge Gage is a reliable green gage, similar to Old Green Gage, with an excellent flavour.  compare
    From £19.95 to £37.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Coe's Golden Drop Plum trees

    Coe's Golden Drop

    Coe's Golden Drop is a large oval gage from the 18th century, noted for its excellent flavour.  compare
    From £19.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Guinevere Plum trees

    Guinevere

    Guinevere is a modern late-season dessert plum, with a good flavour.  compare
    From £19.95 to £33.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Haganta Plum trees

    Haganta®

    Haganta is a new large blue plum from Germany, one of the latest-ripening and an excellent flavour.  compare
    From £34.45
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Haus-Zwetsche Plum trees

    Haus-Zwetsche  Best seller

    Haus-zwetsche is a damson-like Quetsche or Zwetsche plum, ideal for German-style cakes and desserts.  compare
    From £19.95 to £33.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Jefferson Plum trees

    Jefferson

    Jefferson is a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.  compare
    From £19.95 to £27.95
    Flowering: 2
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Marjorie's Seedling Plum trees

    Marjorie's Seedling  Best seller

    Marjorie's Seedling is an easy to grow, late-season, heavy cropping purple/black plum.  compare
    From £19.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Old Green Gage Plum trees

    Old Green Gage  Best seller

    The definitive gage - Old Green Gage is arguably the best-flavoured of any plum variety.  compare
    From £19.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Reine Claude de Bavay Plum trees

    Reine Claude de Bavay

    The most widely-grown green gage, Reine Claude de Bavay has the distinctive gage-like flavour.  compare
    From £19.95 to £33.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Plum trees
    Reine Claude Doree Plum trees

    Reine Claude Doree

    A high-quality yellow-green gage, and usually more productive than other green gages.  compare
    From £19.95 to £33.95
    Flowering: 3
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees

    Reine Claude Violette

    A traditional French gage first recorded in the 18th century, noted for its excellent flavour. Also known as Purple Gage.  compare
    From £19.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees
    Warwickshire Drooper Plum trees

    Warwickshire Drooper

    Warwickshire Drooper is a good quality dual-purpose yellow plum, with heavy crops.  compare
    From £19.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Plum trees

    Willingham

    A traditional English green gage, with a reputation for excellent flavour.  compare
    From £19.95 to £33.95
    Flowering: 3partly self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking