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Golden Sphere

Golden Sphere

As the name suggests this modern cherry plum variety features golden yellow spherical fruit. The flesh is translucent yellow, and has a plum-like flavor, although like all Cherry Plums it is primarily used for culinary purposes.

Prunus x cerasifera

Golden Sphere cherry plum trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


How to grow

Golden Sphere is a new Cherry Plum variety, developed for the lower temperatures and light levels of northern Europe.

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

History

Ukraine.

Golden Sphere characteristics

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping1 week
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forCulinary
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group1
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUkraine
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourYellow