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Opal Plum Tree 4-5ft Tall, Self-Fertile, Tasty & Sweet, Ready to Fruit

£18.99

Opal Plum Tree - 4-5ft tall

These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.



Opal plums are deliciously sweet, bite-sized dessert plums with a great colour range, from sunshine yellow to deep purple.

 

Growing Details

 

 

 

Common Name: Plum
Genus: Prunus
Cultivar: Opal
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: All, except very damp
Height: 12ft
Other Notes: Self Fertile

 

 

Description

Opal Plums are early cropping plum trees and in a good year you can look forward to the first fruit being ready at the end of July.  Because they are so early, Opal plums mature quite fast.They are self-fertile.Opal Plum is quite happy to bear a heavy crop all by itself. It is also reassuringly regular in the size of harvest each year.

These trees will grow to 10-12ft max.

As with all trees from the prunus family, the leaves will start to appear autumnal and slightly shabby from mid July onwards. This is not a disease, but is mainly due to this years contrasting weather conditions and will not affect the performance of the tree.

 

Polliniation:

 

It is self-fertile and will produce fruit by itself.

 

For better fruiting plant a compatible partner:

Cambridge gage, Czar, Merryweather, Mirabelle de Nancy

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  1. Quality Product. 5

    Posted by Mr. L. Jones. on 1st Nov 2017

    The item looked in good condition and as described. Hope it performs as well at looked.I would certainly purchase from Beechwood Nurseries again. Quality.