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 Kirkes Blue is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
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: