This variety makes a hardy and productive tree. Only suited to culinary use but is then well flavoured. Suitable for frosty areas.
Pershore Purple plum tree – season
Mid to late August season.
Pershore Purple – appearance & flavour
Oval medium sized fruits ripening dark purple. Green/yellow flesh, quite acidic and robustly flavoured, ideal for all kitchen use.
Pershore Purple – pollination
Self fertile so fine on it’s own.
Tree sizes for Pershore Purple 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.