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Gordon Castle plum trees

Prunus domestica
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 £46.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £28.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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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