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Purple Pershore

Purple Pershore
Prunus domestica

Purple Pershore plum trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Brompton rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

The origins of Purple Pershore are uncertain. Some authorities believe it is a purple sport of Yellow Pershore - which it resembles in many ways, apart from the colour. Others believe it may be related to Rivers Early Prolific.

Purple Pershore characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping1 week
  • Useful forEating freshCulinary
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • CankerSome resistance
  • SilverleafSome resistance
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourPurple
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit