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Guinevere plum trees

Prunus domestica
Guinevere is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late mid-September
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
Guinevere is a modern late-season dessert plum, with a good flavour.

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 £62.00
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £60.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR12-year bush-trained bare-root tree VVA-1 rootstock £49.75
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree Wavit rootstock £43.75
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • BR31-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £38.75
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • BR42-year bush-trained bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £47.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • BR52-year half-standard bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £51.00
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

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.

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

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Identification

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