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Opal Plum tree

Owner: Roy

Location:  Coventry, WARWICKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Heavy loam 
Pruning:In late autumn
Tree form:Espalier
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 30 March
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 26 March
    Harvest: 3rd week August