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Plum Trees

Through Alexander Hunt's nursery connections he is able to source the finest selections of varieties of plum fruit trees.

Avalon

Avalon

£40.00

Large, round-oval, red colour. One of the finest quality desserts. A strong growing tree with a tendency to be shy cropping in its early years and therefore recommended on Pixy rootstock. Partially self fertile. (Bristol circa 1980)
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Czar

Czar

£40.00

Prince Englebert x Early Rivers. So named, as the first year it fruited was 1874, the year Tsar Alexander II visited Britain, the last Russian head of state to visit before President Putin in 2003. A medium, dark purple plum with a sweet yellow flesh. Can produce very heavy crops and always reliable. Self fertile. Good for eating, cooking and bottling. (Herts. 19th Century)
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Opal

Opal

£40.00

Oullins Green Gage x Early Favourite. A very reliable cropper with firm, round, tasty fruit, Known as the early Victoria. A medium, reddish-purple fruit with superb flavour. Self fertile. (Sweden 1925)
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Rivers Early Prolific

Rivers Early Prolific

£40.00

As the name suggests a good, heavy cropping early season plum. Small, bluish-purple. A good dessert variety when fully ripe. (Herts. circa 1820)
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Victoria

Victoria

£40.00

The most popular plum: crops heavily with large, juicy plums. Oval, bright red fruit in late August-early September for dessert, bottling or canning. A clean freestone. Unfortunately disease prone but tolerable considering the quality and quantity that this variety produces. (Sussex 19th Century)
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