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Victoria Plum tree

Owner: Dave

Location:  Harefield, MIDDLESEX, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:free draining loam 
Climate at this location:adjacent to canal so cool microclimate
Pruning:prune as fan
Tree form:Fan
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:squirrels

Owner's comments

I,ve planted two victoria plums for pollination purposes as my other plums, hatif and early rivers, blossom in late march. At the moment, 1/4/12, both are just breaking dormancy, just as the water company have brought in a hosepipe ban.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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