Gypsy® Mirabelle trees

Gypsy mirabelle tree
  • Pick: Mid-season (early August)
  • Flowering group: 1
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 
  • Disease-resistance: Good
  • Pollination partners

Gypsy is a modern Cherry Plum. The fruit is bright red with an orange flesh and a sugary flavour.

Although primarily used for culinary purposes Gypsy is one of the best cherry plums for eating fresh.

Gypsy® is a protected variety.

Gypsy mirabelle trees for sale

Deliveries start December 2018.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - St.Julien rootstock 27.90 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Gypsy

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 1?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Attractive fruit
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: Ukraine
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999
  • Fruit colour: Red
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Best sellers?

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Gypsy

Gypsy is in flowering group 1. Gypsy is partially self-fertile, but fruiting will be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

How to grow Gypsy mirabelle trees

Gypsy is a new cherry plum variety, developed for the UK climate.

As well as the pollination partners mentioned above, Gypsy will also cross-pollinate with most early-flowering Plum and Damson varieties.

Historical details

Ukraine.

Gypsy® is a protected variety.

Botanical name

Prunus cerasifera 'Gypsy'