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Pershore Plum tree

Owner: Celia

Location:  Manchester, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:clay loam 
Climate at this location:mild wet winters, cool summers
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:wasps

Owner's comments

Purple Pershore - has really good flavour -listed as cooker but really a dual purpose variety

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 17 April
    Very poor blossom