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Gypsy cherry plum trees

Prunus x cerasifera
Gypsy
Gypsy is a bright red Cherry Plum with a notably sweet flavour.

Gypsy cherry plum trees for sale

Bare-root

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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.

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
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

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