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Gypsy cherry plum trees

Prunus x cerasifera
Gypsy
  • Picking season: Mid late August
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
Gypsy is a bright red Cherry Plum with a notably sweet flavour.
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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 VVA-1 rootstock £62.00
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £60.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £41.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

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
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

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