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Queen's Crown plum trees

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

Queen's Crown plum trees for sale

Bare-root

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

Queen's Crown characteristics

Using

  • Picking monthSeptember
  • CroppingGood
  • Picking seasonLate
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Fruit persistenceRipens over a period
  • Flavour qualityExceptional
  • Food usesEating freshCulinaryDual purpose
  • Cling-stoneClingstone

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Organic cultureSuitable

Problems

  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • SilverleafSome resistance
  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Frost resistance of blossomSusceptible

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1750 - 1799
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red
  • Fruit sizeAverage