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Blaisdon Red plum trees

Prunus domestica
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

This variety is excellent for making plum jam and produces heavy crops of fruit.  It is also a good chocie for those will smaller gardens as it has a naturally upright growth habit.

Blaisdon Red plum trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Brompton rootstock £22.95
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)

How to grow

Blaisdon Red has an upright growth habit and is also fairly disease resistant.  

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Discovered by Mr Dowding of Blaison Village in Gloucestershire.

Blaisdon Red characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesCulinary
  • Cling-stoneClingstone

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • SilverleafSome resistance

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited Kingdom
    • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
    • Fruit colourPurple - lightRed - dark
    • Fruit sizeLarge