This tree is grown on dwarf Pixy stock which is compact and makes the smallest Plum tree of all. Trees can be maintained at around 180cm’s in height with a similar spread, perhaps a little less if contained in a 20-24”” pot. The trees are easy to manage and easy to harvest with no ladders required.
This is a variety that produces quality rather than quantity but the flavour is amongst the best and Kirkes Blue is highly regarded by those ‘who know’ A dessert plum with some very fine eating qualities.
Kirkes Blue fan plum tree – season
Mid September season.
Kirkes Blue Plum – appearance & flavour
Ripens to a beautiful dark violet-blue, inside deep golden yellow. Very juicy, sweet, extremely fine flavour for dessert use.
Kirkes Blue – pollination
Requires a pollinator such as: