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Guinevere plum trees

Prunus domestica
Guinevere
Guinevere is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

A very modern late-season plum, developed in the UK. Guinevere is a large puple / black plum, similar to Marjories Seedling, but primarily a dessert plum.

Unusually for a European plum, Guinevere stores quite well if kept refrigerated.

Guinevere 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 VVA-1 rootstock £47.00
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £46.00
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  • PG3Fan-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £70.00
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Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree VVA-1 rootstock £30.00
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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  • BR22-year bush-trained bare-root tree VVA-1 rootstock £37.50
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  • BR31-year bare-root tree Wavit rootstock £32.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR41-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £28.50
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  • BR52-year bush-trained bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £36.00
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  • BR62-year half-standard bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £39.00
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Next deliveries

Order now for delivery from October 2021 for pot grown trees or December onwards for bare-root trees. Mixed pot grown and bare-root trees orders will be sent out from December onwards.

How to grow

Guinevere is a very new variety and we welcome feedback on its performance in different growing conditions. However it seems to be a compact and well-shaped tree, which comes into bearing relatively early in the life of the tree, and appears to be self-fertile. (Most European plums come into bearing after about 4 years on the St. Julien A rootstock).

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Developed in Kent, UK, released for sale in 2000.

Guinevere characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary
  • Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin2000
  • Fruit colourPurple