A popular choice for bottling, jams and preserves or pies, this yellow Plum has a mild sweet taste and is generally easy to grow.
Pershore Yellow plum tree – season
Is ripe mid to late August.
Pershore Yellow Plum – appearance & flavour
A pretty primrose yellow plum, interior apricot yellow, somewhat dry and flavourless if eaten fresh but cooked transforms itself into juicy golden nectar!
Pershore Yellow – pollination
Self fertile so will carry a good crop on it’s own.
Tree sizes for Pershore Yellow 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.