Warwickshire Drooper plum trees

Warwickshire Drooper plum tree
  • Pick: Late-season (mid-September)
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Self-fertile
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 
  • Pollination partners

An attractive medium / large English yellow plum, grown commercially in the first half of the 20th century. Warwickshire Drooper has a pleasant flavour when ripe, but excels as a culinary plum.

Warwickshire Drooper plum 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 23.90

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 Warwickshire Drooper

Growing

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colour: Yellow
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Leaf colour: Green

Climate

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

Pollination guide for Warwickshire Drooper

Warwickshire Drooper is in flowering group 2. Warwickshire Drooper is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

How to grow Warwickshire Drooper plum trees

Warwickshire Drooper is easy to grow, and notably hardy. It produces a relatively large tree, with a spreading / drooping habit.

Historical details

Originates from Worcestershire / Gloucestershire, UK, early 20th century.

Botanical name

Prunus domestica 'Warwickshire Drooper'