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Yellow Pershore

Yellow Pershore
Prunus domestica

Yellow Pershore plum trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 25.00
    VVA-1 rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
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History

A traditional variety, discovered in the Vale of Evesham, Worcestershire in the early 19th century. Widely known as Yellow Egg (on account of its shape) or just Pershore. It has been grown commercially in the Vale of Evesham since Victorian times.

Yellow Pershore characteristics

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping1 week
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forCulinary
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • SilverleafSome resistance
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • 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 origin1800 - 1849
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourYellow
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit