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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


  • 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.


Discovered by Mr Dowding of Blaison Village in Gloucestershire.

Blaisdon Red characteristics


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


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


  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • SilverleafSome resistance



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