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Pollination of Gordon Castle plum trees

Gordon Castle (Prunus domestica)  is in flowering group 4. Gordon Castle is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Gordon Castle in our catalogue

  • Belle de Louvain

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    Belle de Louvain is a large purple culinary plum, useful because it can be grown on north-facing walls.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Blaisdon Redin stock

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      A popular red-purple plum, which produces a bright red plum jam.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Brompton
    • Cambridge Gage

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      Cambridge Gage is a reliable green gage, similar to Old Green Gage, with an excellent flavour.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Partially self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Czar

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        Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Denbigh

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          A large red plum with an excellent for eating fresh and also good in the kitchen.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Early Transparent Gage

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            One of the easier gages to grow, Early Transparent has attractive semi-translucent fruit.
            • Flowering group: 3
            • Self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Farleigh

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              One of the hardiest damsons, and crops heavily. Farleigh has the distinctive damson flavour.
              • Flowering group: 3
              • Self-fertile
              • Picking: Late
              • Guineverein stock

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                Guinevere is a modern late-season dessert plum, with a good flavour.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • VVA-1
                • Wavit
              • Hagantain stock

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                Haganta is a new large blue plum from Germany, one of the latest-ripening and an excellent flavour.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Partially self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Wavit
              • Hauszwetsche German Prunein stock

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                Hauszwetsche is a damson-like Quetsche or Zwetsche plum, ideal for German-style cakes and desserts.
                • Flowering group: 4
                • Self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • St. Julien
              • Jubileein stock

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                Jubilee is a new heavy-cropping dessert plum variety, similar to Victoria but larger and more reliable.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • Available rootstocks:
                • St. Julien
              • Keain stock

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                The Kea plum comes from the area around Kea in Cornwall, in south-west England.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • Available rootstocks:
                • St. Julien
              • Kirke's Blue

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                An old-fashioned blue plum with a rich sweet flavour.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • Lindsey Gagein stock

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                  Lindsey Gage is a sweet-flavoured green gage, similar to Cambridge Gage.
                  • Flowering group: 3
                  • Partially self-fertile
                  • Picking: Late
                  • Available rootstocks:
                  • St. Julien
                • Marjorie's Seedlingin stock

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                  Marjorie's Seedling is an easy to grow, late-season, heavy cropping purple/black plum.
                  • Flowering group: 3
                  • Self-fertile
                  • Picking: Late
                  • Available rootstocks:
                  • St. Julien
                • Meritare

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                  An attractive new early-season dessert plum from Sweden, with large fruits and good cold-hardiness.
                  • Flowering group: 3
                  • Not self-fertile
                  • Picking: Early
                  • Merryweather

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                    Merryweather is a very popular damson, with unusually large fruit, one of the hardiest of fruit trees.
                    • Flowering group: 3
                    • Self-fertile
                    • Picking: Mid
                    • Mirabelle de Nancy

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                      Mirabelle de Nancy is an old traditional Mirabelle, originating from north-east France.
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Partially self-fertile
                      • Picking: Late
                      • Old Green Gagein stock

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                        The definitive gage - Old Green Gage is arguably the best-flavoured of any plum variety.
                        • Flowering group: 3
                        • Not self-fertile
                        • Picking: Late
                        • Available rootstocks:
                        • St. Julien
                      • Opalin stock

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                        Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.
                        • Flowering group: 3
                        • Self-fertile
                        • Picking: Early
                        • Available rootstocks:
                        • St. Julien
                      • Purple Pershore

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                        Very similar to Yellow Pershore and with the same excellent culinary qualities.
                        • Flowering group: 4
                        • Self-fertile
                        • Picking: Mid
                        • Reevesin stock

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                          A high-quality English dual-purpose plum, similar to Victoria but with an improved flavour for eating fresh.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Mid
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • Wavit
                        • Reine Claude de Bavay

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                          The most widely-grown green gage, Reine Claude de Bavay has the distinctive gage-like flavour.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Reine Claude Doree

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                            A high-quality yellow-green gage, and usually more productive than other green gages.
                            • Flowering group: 3
                            • Not self-fertile
                            • Picking: Late
                            • Reine Claude Violettein stock

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                              A traditional French gage first recorded in the 18th century, noted for its excellent flavour. Also known as Purple Gage.
                              • Flowering group: 3
                              • Not self-fertile
                              • Picking: Late
                              • Available rootstocks:
                              • St. Julien
                            • Seneca

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                              Seneca is a high-quality late-season large American plum with a notably sweet flavor.
                              • Flowering group: 3
                              • Not self-fertile
                              • Picking: Late
                              • Shepherds Bullace

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                                A large-fruited bullace, used for cooking and preserves, similar to a damson.
                                • Flowering group: 3
                                • Self-fertile
                                • Picking: Late
                                • Shropshire Prune

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                                  The definitive English damson, Shropshire Prune has the rich astringent flavour typical of damsons.
                                  • Flowering group: 3
                                  • Self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Mid
                                  • Stella's Starin stock

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                                    A modern green-gage, more productive and easier to grow in the UK than the traditional ones.
                                    • Flowering group: 3
                                    • Self-fertile
                                    • Picking: Mid
                                    • Available rootstocks:
                                    • St. Julien
                                  • Thames Cross

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                                    Thames Cross is a versatile dual-purpose plum, related to Coe's Golden Drop.
                                    • Flowering group: 3
                                    • Partially self-fertile
                                    • Picking: Mid
                                    • Victoriain stock

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                                      Victoria is the classic English plum - attractive fruit, good for eating, and outstanding flavour for cooking. It's also easy to grow and very productive.
                                      • Flowering group: 3
                                      • Good pollinator
                                      • Self-fertile
                                      • Picking: Mid
                                      • Available rootstocks:
                                      • VVA-1
                                      • Wavit
                                      • St. Julien
                                      • Brompton
                                    • Willinghamin stock

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                                      A traditional English green gage, with a reputation for excellent flavour.
                                      • Flowering group: 3
                                      • Not self-fertile
                                      • Picking: Late
                                      • Available rootstocks:
                                      • St. Julien
                                    • Yellow Pershorein stock

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                                      Also known as Yellow Egg, Yellow Pershore is a self-fertile heavy cropping culinary plum.
                                      • Flowering group: 4
                                      • Self-fertile
                                      • Picking: Mid
                                      • Available rootstocks:
                                      • VVA-1