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Opal Plum tree

Owner: Christine

Location:  Goole, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Rich loam slightly acid 
Climate at this location:Mild for latitude 10ft below sea level
Pruning:yes light pruning after fruiting
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:none

Owner's comments

Grown in a flower bed,densly underplanted with perennial plants.earliest plum we have.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Not much fruit this year
  • 2010

  • 2009


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