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Plum trees for beginners.

Easy plum trees, ideal for beginners.


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                    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.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 2
                      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
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                      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: Self-fertile
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                      Blaison Red

                      Blaison Red is one of the best plum varieties for making plum jam.
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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                      Czar

                      Czar plum trees
                      Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.
                      £22.95 - £62.50buy
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      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.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 2
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      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
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                      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
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                      Hauszwetsche German Prune

                      Hauszwetsche German Prune plum trees
                      Hauszwetsche is a damson-like Quetsche or Zwetsche plum, ideal for German-style cakes and desserts.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Late
                      • Flowering group: 4
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      Herman

                      Herman plum trees
                      Herman is one of the best quality early-season plum varieties, blue/purple with yellow flesh.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Early
                      • Flowering group: 2
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      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
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                      Jubilee

                      Jubilee plum trees
                      Jubilee is a new heavy-cropping dessert plum variety, similar to Victoria but larger and more reliable.
                      £22.95 - £47.50buy
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      Kea

                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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                      Marjorie's Seedling

                      Marjorie's Seedling plum trees
                      Marjorie's Seedling is an easy to grow, late-season, heavy cropping purple/black plum.
                      £22.95 - £62.50buy
                      • Picking season: Late
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      Opal

                      Opal plum trees
                      Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.
                      £22.95 - £62.50buy
                      • Picking season: Early
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      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.
                      £22.95 - £62.50buy
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 4
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      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
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                      Queen's Crown

                      • Picking season: Late
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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                      Rivers' Early Prolific

                      Rivers' Early Prolific plum trees
                      Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Early
                      • Flowering group: 2
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      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.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
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                      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
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                      Willingham

                      A traditional English green gage, with a reputation for excellent flavour.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Late
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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                      Yellow Pershore

                      Yellow Pershore plum trees
                      Also known as Yellow Egg, Yellow Pershore is a self-fertile heavy cropping culinary plum.
                      £22.95 - £43.50buy
                      • Picking season: Mid
                      • Flowering group: 4
                      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile