The Czar is one of the most popular of all Plum tree varieties and is always recommended as a durable, hardy cropper. It suits dual purpose and is also self fertile & easy to grow. Czar plum tree – season Usually ripening from laye July/early August. Czar Plum – appearance & flavour No more than medium sized, semi circular dark violet-purple. Mostly used for cooking but also suits dessert. Good flavour. Czae – pollination Self fertile so fine on it’s own. Tree sizes for Czar plum tree: St Julien ‘A’ A vigorous tree mostly used for field and grassy area’s, paddock and orchard. Promotes high yields and makes a good disease-resistant tree suitable for most soils and areas. It will mature to 360cm’s approx with a spread slightly less. Plant 300cm’s apart. Can be grown into half standard or bush form. Pixy Rootstock Is the only ‘dwarf’ rootstock for Plums. An ideal choice for smaller areas and contained gardens, it is also happy being kept in a 20-24” container [using John Innes no 2 compost] Can be maintained at around 200cm’s although it will grow more without pruning. Space 180-210cm’s apart.