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Blaisdon Red plum trees

Prunus domestica
Blaisdon Red is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Blaisdon Red is one of the best plum varieties for making plum jam.

Blaisdon Red plum trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £30.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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  • BR21-year bare-root tree Brompton rootstock £30.00
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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.

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
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • SilverleafSome resistance

Identification

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