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Gypsy cherry plum trees

Prunus x cerasifera
Gypsy

Gypsy is a modern Cherry Plum. The fruit is bright red with an orange flesh and a sugary flavour.

Although primarily used for culinary purposes Gypsy is one of the best cherry plums for eating fresh.

Gypsy cherry plum trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £45.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £27.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR22-year bush-trained bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £33.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR32-year half-standard bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £37.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

Gypsy is a new cherry plum variety, developed for the UK climate.

As well as the pollination partners mentioned above, Gypsy will also cross-pollinate with most early-flowering Plum and Damson varieties.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Ukraine.

Gypsy characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group1
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary
  • Flavour style (apples)Sweeter

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUkraine
    • Period of origin1950 - 1999
    • Fruit colourRed