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Queen's Crown plum trees

Prunus domestica
Queen's Crown
Queen's Crown is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Queen's Crown is a dual-purpose red plum with a good sweet flavour.

Queen's Crown plum trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Brompton rootstock £34.50
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

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.

Queen's Crown is an attractive dusky red plum, which turns more purple as it ripens.

It can be eaten fresh, and has a sweet rich flavour. It is also a good culinary plum if picked slightly under-ripe.

History

The origins of Queen's Crown are not certain, but it originates from the area around Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire. It may be related to an older red plum called Denbigh.

Queen's Crown characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking monthSeptember
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating freshDual purpose
  • Cling-stoneClingstone

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Bacterial cankerSome resistance
  • SilverleafSome resistance

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red
  • Fruit sizeAverage

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