Plums & Other Fruit



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Angelina Burdett

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Angelina Burdett

This is an English plum of unknown parentage. First raised by a Mr Dowling in Woolston near Southampton in 1843.

This is a self sterile Blue-Black plum, medium round / oval with a cling stone.

This plum is ideal for making prunes.

It is a Dessert plum ripe in September.

Anna Spath

Anna Spath

Anna Spath

This is a Hungarian plum of unknown parentage, first raised near Kadoszbeg and discovered by a Mr Spath in 1874.

It is a Purple Oval plum medium to large in size with a free stone.

It eats better than it looks.!

It is ripe about 10th of September

Avalon

Avalon

Avalon

This is an English plum, parents are Reeves open pollinated.

First raised by Long Ashton as WJ10 in 1970 and is self sterile.

This is a Gloden Red plum quite large and stone free.

It is ripe around 12th of August.

Blue Tit

Blue Tit

Blue Tit

This is an English plum, parents are Czar Greengage First raised by Laxtons of Bedford in 1938.

This is a Blue / black medium sized plum, self fertile with a clinging stone.

It is a dual purpose plum, culinary and dessert.

Ripe mid August.

Bonne de Bry

Bonne de Bry

Bonne de Bry

This is a French plum from Bry- sur-Marne of unknown parentage.

First grown in 1820.

This is a Blue black small to medium plum, it is self sterile and stone free. It is primarily a Dessert plum of superb flavour.

Ripe around 20th of July.

Bountiful Cross

Bountiful Cross

Bountiful Cross

This is an English plum parentage is Bountiful and open pollinated.

First raised at Long Ashton as the WJ53 about 1970.

This is a Bright Yellow plum medium in size with a clinging stonre.

It is a Dual purpose plum ( eat and dessert).

Ripe around 12th of August.

Coes Golden Drop

Coes Golden Drop

Coes Golden Drop

This is an English raised plum, parents are Greengage and White Magnum Bonum.

First grown by Jervais Coe near Bury St Edmunds in the late 1700’s.

This is a large Golden oval plum, self sterile with a cling stone.

It has a strong rich flavour, ideal for desserts or to eat alone.

Ripe around 15th of September.

Cox’s Emperor

Cox's Emperor

Cox’s Emperor

This is an English plum, open pollinated.

First grown in Long Ashton in 1970 and known as WJ 60.

Ripe about 5th August.

Czars

Czars

Czars

A famous and popular cooking plum: blue-black colour and a fine flavoured deep gold flesh.

 

 

 

 

Denniston Superb

Denniston Superb

Denniston Superb

The parents are Greengage and open polinated, first grown in New York State about 1790.

It is self fertile yellowish in colour and with a clinging stone.

An ideal dessert gage rather than a plum.

An interesting gage, well worth a try.!

Early Laxton

Early Laxton

Early Laxton

This is an English plum, parents are Catalonia Early Rivers.

First grown by Laxton Brothers near Bedford in 1907.

It is self sterile, medium sized and Yellow / Red in colour.

This is a Dual purpose plum ( culinary and Dessert ) with a free stone.

It is ripe around 18th July.

Edda

Edda

Edda

This is a Norwegian plum, parents are Czar Peche.

First raised Mr Statens at Njos around 1950.

This is a large Blue Black round / oval plum. It has a free stone and is ideal for Desserts.

It is ripe around 1st of August.

Excalibur

Excalibur

Excalibur

This is a large English plum, parents are Count Althan open pollinated.

First grown at Long Ashton as WJ4 in 1970.

It is a self sterile plum, large and yellow-reddish. It has a free stone and is an ideal Dessert plum.

It is ripe about 20th of August.

Hermans

Hermans

Hermans

This is a Swedish plum, parents are Czar / Ruth Gerstetter.

First grown in Balsgard, Sweden about 1972.

It is a medium sized Blue Violet plum, stone free and ideal for eating fresh or as a dessert plum.

It is ripe about 15th of July, normally the first of our season.

Jubileum or Jubilee

Jubileum or Jubilee

Jubileum or Jubilee

This is a very nice plum, similar in taste to the much better known Vicotria but larger and ripe slightly earlier.

First grown in Sweden, the Jubileum has excellent flavour and is ideal to eat fresh or to make jam.

Kirkes Blue

Kirkes Blue

Kirkes Blue

This is a large round Blue – Black plum. Parent is unknown.

Introduced by Kirke of Brompton about 1831.

It is self sterile and has a free stone. A very good Dessert plum but liable to split in the wet.A lovely plum one of the favourites.

It is ripe around 23rd of August.

Marjorie Seedlings

Majorie seedlings

Majorie seedlings

A delicious eating plum with blue-black skin and juicy yellow flesh, ready mid-September.

This plum keeps well in the fridge: storage for up to 4 weeks is possible.

Mirabelle ( Golden Sphere)

Mirabelle ( Golden Sphere)

Mirabelle ( Golden Sphere)

A nice size plum with yellow skin, sweet, dessert.

An ancient variety, thought to have originated in Turkey or the Near East and brought back to Western Europe by returning Crusaders.

Opal

Opal

Opal

This is a Swedish plum, the parents are Oulins and Early Favorite.

First grown near Almarp in 1925. It is a reddish purple plum, medium in size and part fertile.

A very nice plum, similar in colour and taste to the Victoria but slightly smaller in size.

It is ripe around 28th of July.

Reeves

Reeves

Reeves

We believe this is a Canadian plum, the parentage is unknown but was found by Mr A. Reeves at Chillwack, British Columbia in 1940.

It is a self sterile reddish/purple, quite large with a free stone.

This is a dual purpose plum.

It is ripe around 16th August.

Sanctus Hubertus

Sanctus Hubertus

Sanctus Hubertus

This is a Belgium plum, the parents are Mater Dolorosa Early Rivers, first grown by Mr N.V.Frugovex in 1966.

It is a Dark Red plum, self sterile with a free stone. Primarily a Dessert plum.

It is ripe around 28th August.

Victoria

Victoria

Victoria

This is an English plum and our favourite with customers.

The parentage is unknown but we believe was first grown near Alderton in Sussex around 1840.

It is a large Oval plum, Reddish/Orange in colour and with a free stone.

This is a multi purpose plum, ideal for eating, cooking and jam making.

It is ripe around 20th August.

Violetta

Violetta

Violetta

This is a Swedish plum of unknown parentage. First grown by us in 1990.

It is a medium sized Blue plum, self fertile and with a free stone.

It is ripe about 31st of July.

WJ62 Emma’s Ruby

WJ62

WJ62

Approximate ripening date: 6th Aug

WJ63 Gina’s Delight

WJ63 Gina's Delight

WJ63 Gina’s Delight

This a very large deep blue plum, probably the largest in our orchards.

It is named after Nina’s daughter Gina who loves it.!

WJ64 Garry’s Gold

WJ64

WJ64

Approximate ripening date: 17th Aug