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Thames Cross

Thames Cross
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
Prunus domestica

Thames Cross plum trees for sale

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


History

Developed in the 1930s at the famous Long Ashton Horticultural Research Station near Bristol, England. Thames Cross is a cross between Coe's Golden Drop and Giant Prune.



Thames Cross characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):mid-September
    • Picking season:Mid
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-3 days
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Vigorous
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
    • Canker:Some resistance
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Warm climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colour:Yellow / Orange