Spring 2021New orders will be sent out week commencing 25th January
Orange Pippin Trees UK logo

Plum trees for beginners.

Easy plum trees, ideal for beginners.


22 varietiesClear all
View varieties

Categories

  • 45
  • 6
  • 10
  • 14
  • 12
  • 3
  • 3
  • 6
  • 5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 14
  • 7
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 4
  • 7
  • 6
  • 1
  • 2
  • 22
  • 16
  • 7
  • 10
  • 2

Stock availability

  • 22
  • 1
  • 21

Form

  • 1

Mature size

  • 1

Rootstocks

  • 1?

Supplied as

  • 1

Growing

Gardening skill?

  • 22
  • 15
  • 4

Self-fertility?

  • 13
  • 2
  • 7

Flowering group?

  • 8
  • 10
  • 4

Pollinating others?

  • 3
  • 18

Fruit bearing?

Climate suitability

  • 22
  • 9
  • 5

Using

Picking month

  • 3
  • 2

Picking season?

  • 4
  • 12
  • 6

Cropping?

  • 12
  • 9
  • 1

Keeping (of fruit)?

  • 11
  • 11

Food uses

  • 18
  • 18
  • 1
  • 4

Flavour style (apples)

  • 4
  • 2
  • 5

Cooking result

  • 1

Juice style

Cling-stone

  • 1
  • 1
  • 4

Problems

Disease resistance?

  • 14
  • 5

Scab?

Canker

  • 1
  • 3

Mildew?

Bacterial canker

  • 2

Silverleaf

  • 1
  • 5
  • 1

Peach leaf curl

Fruit splitting


Identification

Country of origin

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 12
  • 2

Period of origin

  • 1
  • 6
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Flowering month

Flesh colour

  • 3

Fruit colour

  • 3
  • 3
  • 1
  • 6
  • 1
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4

Fruit size

  • 1
  • 2
  • 1

Awards

  • 7

Varieties list

  • Plum trees

    Avalon

    Avalon plum trees
    Avalon is a large mid-season red/purple plum, similar to Victoria, with a very good flavour.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Belle de Louvain

    Belle de Louvain plum trees
    Belle de Louvain is a large purple culinary plum, useful because it can be grown on north-facing walls.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Blaisdon Red

    Blaisdon Red is one of the best plum varieties for making plum jam.
    £22.95buy
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Czar

    Czar plum trees
    Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Denniston's Superb

    Denniston's Superb plum trees
    Denniston's Superb is a gage-like green plum, raised in New York in the 19th century.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Edda

    Edda plum trees
    A good quality and cold-hardy early-season purple plum from Norway.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Excalibur

    Excalibur plum trees
    Excalibur is a red-purple plum, similar to Victoria but with a better flavour for eating fresh.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Hauszwetsche German Prune

    Hauszwetsche German Prune plum trees
    Hauszwetsche is a damson-like Quetsche or Zwetsche plum, ideal for German-style cakes and desserts.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Herman

    Herman plum trees
    Herman is one of the best quality early-season plum varieties, blue/purple with yellow flesh.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Jefferson

    Jefferson plum trees
    Jefferson is a a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Jubilee

    Jubilee plum trees
    Jubilee is a new heavy-cropping dessert plum variety, similar to Victoria but larger and more reliable.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Kea

    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Marjorie's Seedling

    Marjorie's Seedling plum trees
    Marjorie's Seedling is an easy to grow, late-season, heavy cropping purple/black plum.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Opal

    Opal plum trees
    Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Oullins Golden Gage

    Oullins Golden Gage plum trees
    The flavour of a true gage yet also easy to grow, Oullins Golden Gage is a good first gage tree.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Purple Pershore

    Purple Pershore plum trees
    Very similar to Yellow Pershore and with the same excellent culinary qualities.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Queen's Crown

    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Rivers' Early Prolific

    Rivers' Early Prolific plum trees
    Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Stella's Star

    Stella's Star plum trees
    A modern green-gage, more productive and easier to grow in the UK than the traditional ones.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Warwickshire Drooper

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

    Willingham

    A traditional English green gage, with a reputation for excellent flavour.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Plum trees

    Yellow Pershore

    Yellow Pershore plum trees
    Also known as Yellow Egg, Yellow Pershore is a self-fertile heavy cropping culinary plum.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile