Autumn 2020Order now for December 2020 delivery - and please read our Brexit statement. More>
EU flagOrange Pippin EU logo

Coe's Golden Drop

Coe's Golden Drop
  • Picking season: Very late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

A traditional yellow gage, with a very good rich sweet gage-like flavor, but some balancing sharpness. Suitable for both dessert and culinary use.

Prunus domestica

Coe's Golden Drop plum trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

Raised by Jervaise Coe, a market gardener from Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, at the end of the 18th century. Mr Coe stated that it was seedling tree, most likely from an Old Green Gage stone pollinated by a White Magnum Bonum plum tree growing nearby.

Coe's Golden Drop characteristics

  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping1 week
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forEating freshCulinary
  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourSlightly large
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourYellow