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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)
    Out of stock

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

  • Using

    • Picking season:Mid
    • Cropping:Light
    • Keeping:1 week
    • Fruit persistence:Normal ripening
    • Useful for:Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Self-fertility:Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group:1
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
  • Climate

    • Climate type:Temperate climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:Ukraine
    • Period of origin:1950 - 1999
    • Flower colour:White
    • Fruit colour:Yellow