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Home > Kitchen Garden > Fruit Trees > Bare root fruit trees
Common Name: PlumPlant Family: Rosaceae Plant Type: Hardy Tree
Deservedly popular self-fertile variety. Masses of sweet fruit for cooking or eating fresh ripening August-September. Very heavy fruit set is best thinned when fruit are pea-sized - remove about a quarter. Pick when the fruit 'gives' a bit & comes away easily. Half-standard.
POT SIZE/QUANTITY: BARE ROOT TREERHS Award of Garden Merit: YesSeason of Interest: Spring to autumnBee and Butterfly: BeeSun or Shade: SunHeight: large (up to 12 feet)Minimum temperature: HardyPosition/Situation: ShelteredPlanting Style: OrchardSuggested Use: Kitchen GardenFlower Colour: WhiteBerries or Fruit: YesHabit/Shape: TreeEvergreen: NoSoil Type: Normal, well-drained but moisture retentiveSoil PH: Neutral soilResistance to Honey Fungus: Occasionally AffectedCooking Use: Eating or cooking
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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.