Prunus domestica 'Denniston's Superb'

Common Name: Greengage 'Denniston's Superb', 'Imperial Gage'

Plant Family: Rosaceae

Prunus domestica 'Denniston's Superb'
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Price:  £30.00
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Size/Qty:  COLLECT FROM NURSERY ONLY (too bulky to ship)


Suggested Use:  Ornamental
Planting Style:  Orchard
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Berries or Fruit:  Yes
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Tree
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Neutral soil
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Occasionally Affected
Cooking Use:  Dessert


Reliable crops of very sweet fruit around mid-August. Flowers early so a sheltered spot is best, in sun and well-drained soil. Partly self-fertile, but crops better with pollination from a group 1, 2 or 3 plum or gage. Half-standard.

THIS ITEM MUST BE COLLECTED FROM OUR NURSERY OR DELIVERED LOCALLY BY OUR OWN TRANSPORT. IT IS TOO LARGE TO SHIP VIA COURIER


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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