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Plum trees for beginners.

Easy plum trees, ideal for beginners.


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    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
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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: Partially self-fertile
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    Blaisdon Red

    Blaisdon Red plum trees
    Blaisdon 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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    Blue Tit

    Blue Tit plum trees
    Blue Tit is a popular English dual-purpose plum, easy to grow, reliable cropping.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: 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.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • 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.
    • 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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    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
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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.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Late
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
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    Kea

    Kea is a culinary plum from Cornwall, ideal for plum jam.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Partially 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.
    • 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.
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Picking season: Early
    • Flowering group: 3
    • 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
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
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    Queen's Crown

    Queen's Crown plum trees
    Queen's Crown is a dual-purpose red plum with a good sweet flavour.
    • 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.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile