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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
Next deliveries

Deliveries available until February 2020.


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

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping1 week
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forEating freshCulinary
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group1
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • 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 colourRed