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Gordon Castle

  • Picking season: Late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4

Gordon Castle is a Scottish dessert plum variety. The yellow-green fruits are quite large and have a surprisingly sweet flavour.

Prunus domestica

Gordon Castle plum trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 33.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


How to grow

Gordon Castle is a good choice if you are looking for a sweet-eating plum suitable for cooler or difficult climates. It flowers later than most plums and also ripens later.

Gordon Castle characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping1 week
  • Useful forEating fresh
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1850 - 1899
  • Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
  • Fruit sizeLarge