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Thames Cross plum trees

Prunus domestica
Thames Cross

Thames Cross plum trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £25.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

History

Developed in the 1930s at the famous Long Ashton Horticultural Research Station near Bristol, England. Thames Cross is a cross between Coe's Golden Drop and Giant Prune.

Thames Cross characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary
  • Flavour style (apples)Sweeter

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • CankerSome resistance

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited Kingdom
    • Period of origin1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colourYellow / Orange