Plum Trees European

Plum trees in this list are among the sweetest plums in our catalogue, originating in Europe, and include the famous Green Gage plum, and also the many different types of Prune plum trees

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  • sloe plum

    Sloe plum

    Out of stock

    Sloe is a small plum, relatively undomesticated, plenty of flavour, often used for soaking in Gin as a preserve, prized in cooking, very hardy tree, we offer it as a grafted tree, not a sucker

  • purple gage plum

    Purple Gage plum

    Purple Gage plum is just about the latest plum to ripen in our collection - it can sometimes hang on the tree for nearly a month after everything else has gone. Purple gage are small plums, sweet yellow flesh, a real season extender Ripen: Feb/March Pollinate with:  partially self fertile

  • Zwetschge plum

    Out of stock

    Rich and sweet plum originating in the Eastern Bloc, Zwetschge plum is traditionally distilled to make liquor, but is also beautiful sweet eating fresh fruit with amazing deep coloured greeny yellow flesh and dark purple skin, cooks to a rich compote, earlier than a lot of other European plums Ripens: Jan/Feb Pollinate with: Self fertile

  • Stanley prune plum

    Out of stock

    Stanley prune plum has large oval fruits with deep purple skin and sweet golden freestone flesh, suited for fresh eating, drying, bottling, jams, preserves, flowers late and bears early, very easy to grow and doesn't require pollination to set a decent crop

  • Splendour prune plum

    Out of stock

    The Splendour prune plum which is the result of breeding the D’Agen and the Hungarian prune, has very high sugar content at 11%, (compared to 8% for the French Prune), long oval shape, sweet yellow flesh. Ripens: February Pollinate with: Self fertile

  • Mirabelle plum

    Out of stock

    The Mirabelle plum is a culinary plum coming back into popularity in recent years, with many chefs bringing them back onto the menu, smaller, sweet yellow round fruits, reaching fullness of flavour when cooked, sold in abundance in France and Belgium, a real antique – first recorded in France in 1675. Ripens: February Pollinate with: Self fertile

  • Green Gage plum

    Out of stock

    Green Gage plum is an amazing eating experience – sweet and very richly flavoured but balanced with perfect amount of acidity. Singled out by the author of the Australian Fruit Tree book, Louis Glowinski, as his favourite fruit overall (a big rave, given his book covers a fairly significant proportion of the fruit kingdom) but this is a great plum, rootstock : Myrobolan plum. Ripens: February Pollinate with: Coe's Golden Drop, D'Agen

  • Damson plum

    Out of stock

    These plums are once again having a resurgance of popularity amongst gourmets, who prize them for their high quality when cooked, the Damson plum makes fine sauces and jams, and great meat accompaniments, a small sized plum, hardy trees bear late ripening fruits, has some self fertility, so sets a fair crop on its own. Ripens: March Pollinate with: Self fertile

  • D’Agen French prune plum

    D'Agen French prune plum is a classic granddaddy of the prune plums, rich and sweet, purple skin with yellow flesh, wonderful fresh eating, and can also be dried on the tree or picked off and sat on a plate to dry to a prune, best pollinator for Green Gage, offered on Myrobolan rootstock. Ripens: February Pollinate with: Coe's Golden Drop, Green Gage

  • Coe’s Golden Drop plum

    Coe's Golden Drop plum is a very late season ripener, large oval yellow plum, firm juicy sweet flesh, excellent apricot like flavour, good for drying, bred from two older classic plums – Green Gage and White Magnum Bonum, potentially pollinated by these two, or give D’Agen or President a try, comes on Myrobolan rootstock. Ripens: Feb/March Pollinate with: Green Gage, D'Agen, Damson, Angelina

  • Dwarf King Billy plum

    Dwarf King Billy plum is offered for the first time this year as a properly dwarfing two metre tree, dwarf King Billy bears larger sized plums with dark purple skin and heavy bloom, sweet juicy yellow flesh, clingstone, best pollinator for Angelina plum Ripens: Jan/Feb

  • King Billy plum

    Out of stock

    King Billy plum is the best pollinator for Angelina plum, larger plum with dark purple skin and heavy bloom, sweet juicy yellow flesh, clingstone. Ripens: Jan/Feb

  • Angelina plum

    Out of stock

    Angelina plum is a mid season ripening plum that seems to appeal to nearly everyone, white bloom on purple skin, rich yellow flesh, prized for eating fresh, also for liqueur making due to its high sugar content. Ripens: February Pollinate with: King Billy, D'Agen, Coe's Golden Drop

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