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 Victoria plum is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons. Victoria is the most well known and enduring Plum tree variety of them all, scarcely needing description. Generally does well, during years of over-abundance some thinning is a good idea to prevent bi-ennial cropping. The classic dual purpose plum. Victoria stepover plum tree – season Generally can be used from late August to mid September. Victoria Plum – appearance & flavour Oval light red over yellow, when fully ripen purple-red. Juicy yellow inner flesh, sumptuous flavour. Perfect for dessert but also admirably suited to all culinary purposes. Victoria – pollination No pollinators are required to produce the large, quality fruits.