Fan trained Plum trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Burbanks plum is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
This rather old and well known variety is one of the hardiest Plums so is good for frosty area’s, normally prtoducing a good crop under most conditions. A very heavily yielding tree that is primarily used for cooking purposes at which it excels.
Burbanks Giant Prune plum tree – season
Early-mid September, keeps well.
Burbanks Giant Prune Plum – appearance & flavour
Medium sized, shapely, oval reddish-purple, flesh golden. Firm texture which is fine for bottling and makes a great pie or for jams etc; will suit dessert when fully ripe.
Burbanks Giant Prune – pollination
Self fertile so fine on it’s own.