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Victoria Plum tree

Owner: David

Location:  Gateshead, TYNE AND WEAR, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:Cooler and wetter than country as a whole
Pruning:Prune, not train
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Chemical treatments

Owner's comments

Not a heavy fruiter but at about five years old, doesn't bear weight of fruit very well due to weakish branches which need to be supported. Some branch breakage.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 24 March
    Early blossom due to mild weather?
  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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