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Gypsy

Gypsy

Gypsy is a modern Cherry Plum. The fruit is bright red with an orange flesh and a sugary flavor, primarily used for culinary purposes although they can be eaten fresh as well.

Prunus x cerasifera

Gypsy 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

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

Gypsy will also cross-pollinate with most early-flowering Plum and Damson varieties.

History

Gypsy was developed in the Ukraine.

Gypsy characteristics

  • Using

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

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Self-fertility:Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group:1
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • 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:Red