This variety has a very rich greengage flavour and is held in the highest esteem,, the pale primrose yellow oval fruits develop a fine crimson speckling and are usually ripe from late August. Suitable for all dessert or culinary purposes. Self fertile. Pixy rootstock is dwarf and can be maintained at around 200cm's in height & width. It is an ideal choice for a smaller garden or intensive orchard and is also suitable for growing n a 24" container. St Julien is a vigorous tree making a more traditionally orchard-sized tree of around 280-300cm's in height and spread. A heavy cropping tree, ideal for lawn, grassy areas, paddock, etc. Fan trained Greengage trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 160 x 180cm’s for a fan tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this product is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons. A favourable south or west facing aspect is recommended for Greengages.