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Thames Cross plum trees

Prunus domestica
Thames Cross
Thames Cross is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
An attractive yellow mid-season plum with a good flavour.

Thames Cross plum trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £32.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Please try next season
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.

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
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood
  • CankerSome resistance

Identification

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

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