Opal Plum tree
York, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
Age: Planted in about 2005 Age of this tree: 16 years Rootstock: St. Julien Pruning: No Tree form: Fan Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m Cropping: Heavy crops Growth: This tree grows easily here Herbicides: Not sure Pesticides: Un-treated Local pests: Some aphids Owner's commentsTends to over-crop unless thinned. Season records for this tree 2013Spring blossom: 28 April
Harvest: 3rd week August 25kg / 55lbs
3.0m / 10.0ft high 3.5m / 11.7ft wide Plum fruit moth: Mild attack Silverleaf: Not present 2012Spring blossom: 26 March
Harvest: 3rd week July 1kg / 2lbs
3.0m / 10.0ft high 3.5m / 11.7ft wide Very poor year, very little blossom, bad spring weather, no plums. 2011Spring blossom: 4 April
Harvest: 3rd week July 6kg / 13lbs
3.0m / 10.0ft high 3.5m / 11.7ft wide A lot of blossom this year. Very good crop, in fact too many, fruit a bit small. 2010Spring blossom: 24 April
3.0m / 10.0ft high 3.5m / 11.7ft wide 2009
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