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Angelina Burdett European Plum

Raised by Mr Dowling of Woolston, Southampton in about 1850. It was first described in 1853. Fruits have firm, juicy, yellowish green flesh with a good flavour. Pollination Group: cross with another European plum Uses: eating, cooking, jam, drying...

Black Diamond European Plum

One of the earliest plums. Not to be confused with the variety of the same name expressed as a ®egistered trademark. The Black Diamond plums we sell are an old variety with dark coloured skin and flesh. We are not sure if they have, as...

Coe's Golden Drop European Plum

Said to have been raised by Jervaise Coe of Bury St Edmunds in the late 1700s. Fruits have golden-yellow, juicy, sweet flesh which is highly flavoured. Pollination Group: cross with another European plum Uses: eating, cooking, jam, drying Harvest: March...

Damson European Plum

The damson (Prunus insititia) is thought to have arisen through natural crosses in Asia between the sloe (Prunus spinosa) and the cherry plum (P. cerasifera). This is the Wild Damson brought into cultivation and first recorded in 1629.
Several cultivars...

Greengage (Green Gage) European Plum

Reine Claude is the original name for Greengage which is a very old variety named after the wife of Francois I of France, Queen Claude. It was imported into England by Sir Thomas Gage, hence the name used in Britain and Australia. This is an ideal...

King Billy European Plum

A delicious larger, oval plum with purple skin and sweet, juicy yellow flesh. A firm favourite with many. Pollination Group: European plums especially Angelina and President. Uses: eating, drying, jam Harvest: mid i.e. Jan-Feb Features: great for jam ...

President European Plum

Awarded the Award of Merit by the RHS in 1895 and a First Class Certificate in 1900. Fruits have juicy, sweet flesh with a pleasant flavour. An excellent cooker. European Plum 'President' was raised at Sawbridgeworth by Rivers and introduced in 1901...

Sugar Plum European Plum

European Plum Sugar Plum has small sweet oval-shaped fruits with red skin and yellow flesh. • Pollination Group: part self fertile, produces better with other plums growing nearby • Uses: eating, jam, preserves, cooking, drying • Harvest:...

Victoria European Plum

Found in a garden at Alderton, Sussex and sold to Denyer, a nurseryman at Brixton. It was introduced in about 1840. It was awarded a First Class Certificate by the RHS in 1973. Fruits have medium firm, moderately juicy flesh with a little sweet and a...