Summer 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Warwickshire Drooper plum trees

Prunus domestica
Warwickshire Drooper
Warwickshire Drooper is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Warwickshire Drooper is a good quality dual-purpose yellow plum, with heavy crops.

Warwickshire Drooper plum trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree VVA-1 rootstock £34.75
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR22-year bush-trained bare-root tree VVA-1 rootstock £43.50
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR31-year bare-root tree Wavit rootstock £36.75
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Please try next season
  • BR42-year bush-trained bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £41.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Please try next season
  • BR52-year half-standard bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £46.00
    Large tree (3m-4m 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.

An attractive medium / large English yellow plum, grown commercially in the first half of the 20th century. Warwickshire Drooper has a pleasant flavor when ripe, but excels as a culinary plum.

How to grow

Warwickshire Drooper is easy to grow, and notably hardy. It produces a relatively large tree, with a spreading / drooping habit.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Originates from Worcestershire / Gloucestershire, UK, early 20th century.

Warwickshire Drooper characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

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

Identification

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

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