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Gordon Castle plum

Prunus domestica
A good dessert plum for northern areas due to its hardiness.

USDA identification images for Gordon Castle

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 05 Jun 2022 
      Planted in 2021. Doing extremely well on the heavy soil of South Yorkshire. Strong growing and already has half a dozen small fruit

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    Origins

    • Species: Prunus domestica

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1 week
    • Food uses: Eating fresh

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 4

    Climate

    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cold (< 20C / 67F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Identification

    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
    • Fruit size: Large
    • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow

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