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Toptaste Kulinaria® plum trees

Prunus domestica
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Toptaste Kulinaria is a new blue-skinned dessert plum with sweet yellow flesh.

It was developed with disease-resistance in mind and has some resistance to plum pox / sharka virus.

Although primarily a variety for eating fresh off the tree, the plums are very useful in the kitchen - pick them slightly under-ripe for best results.

Toptaste Kulinaria 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)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Wavit rootstock £30.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from 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.

How to grow

Toptaste Kulinaria ripens in mid-August.  It is partially self-fertile so does not need another pollinator, but cropping will be improved if there are other plum trees nearby.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Toptaste Kulinaria won a silver award at the UK Horticultural Trades Association National Plant Show in 2016.

Toptaste Kulinaria characteristics

Growing

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

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating freshDual purpose
  • Cling-stoneFreestone

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originGermany
    • Period of origin2000
    • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
    • Fruit colourBlue - dark
    • Fruit sizeAverage