PLUM TREES 

Rootstock for our Bush Plum trees is St Julien A

Rootstock for our Patio Plums is Pixy

 

Varieties 

Czar is a large dark black/purple early season plum. For eating fresh it is best fully ripe but is also an excellent variety for cooking. Self fertile.

 

Damson are smaller than plums and have a firmer flesh and a sweet-sour taste. The flesh is easy to remove from the stone and the Damson retains its shape well making it ideal for cooking. 

 

Opal is an early plum with a gage like intense flavour, best grown in a sunny position to produce dusky red fruits with a heavy bloom. Best eaten fresh, but also useful for jams and fruit crumbles. Self fertile.

 

Victoria is the best known, most popular plum in the UK. Well known for its attractive plum coloured fruit and lovely flavour. It excels as a culinary plum, ideal for jams, pies and crumbles and also taste wonderful picked ripe from the tree. Self fertile.