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Victoria Plum tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  Saddleworth, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:Unknown
Soil:Grows in the shadow of a Hornbeam (occupies a lot of shade!) 
Climate at this location:Wet and cold, short summers, late frosts
Pruning:Light pruning of laterals
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

The tree is located in the shadow with minimal direct sun underneath a Hornbeam.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Harvest: 1st week September
    Heavy crop this year but small fruit and not as red in colour as last year
  • 2010

  • 2009


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