Plum trees and their close cousins in the Prunus domestica / insititia family produce the vast majority of the stone fruit that is grown in the UK.
Plums are essential in any mixed orchard of fruit trees.
- Uses: Stone fruits ranging from very sweet dessert varieties to bitter cooking varieties.
- Good Points: Heavy cropping, vigorous, generally truly self-fertile.
- Position: Good ground in a sunny & sheltered spot. Cooking varieties are more shade-tolerant
- Growth: Bushy - to 4.5 metres on St Julien rootstocks.
Buying Plum Trees
Barerooted plum trees are delivered between November and the end of March, the winter planting season.
Selected varieties are available pot grown year round, both as normal trees or as dwarf patio trees.
Your plum trees are delivered by mail order direct from our nursery, along with expert advice, friendly support, plus our Guarantee, so you can give them a whirl with complete confidence.