Spring 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Gordon Castle plum trees

Prunus domestica
Gordon Castle
Gordon Castle is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A good dessert plum for northern areas due to its hardiness.

Gordon Castle 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 St. Julien rootstock £54.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Please try next season

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £32.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

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.

An excellent choice for a dessert plum for northern areas due to its hardiness.  

How to grow

Slightly later ripening than other plums.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Raised in Scotland around 1864.

Gordon Castle characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking monthSeptember
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Cling-stoneClingstone

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1850 - 1899
  • Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
  • Fruit sizeLarge

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