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Plum (Prunus) Yellow Pershore
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Yellow Pershore


Description: Yellow Pershore, also known as the fondly named ‘Yellow Egg Plum’ is a traditional, old fashioned cooking variety. Heavy and reliable crops of large, yellow fruits that have yellow juicy flesh; sweet, sharp and delicious. Perfect for cooking into desserts as well as being the ideal bottling plum. Also tasty when picked and eaten straight from the tree, once it's fully ripe. The white blossom appears in the spring followed by dark green foliage, adding an attractive feature to the garden. An easy grower as it has good disease resistance and is very hardy so can be planted in any area of the UK, ideal for beginners!

History: Discovered in the Vale of Evesham in Worcestershire during the early 19th Century. Grown on a large commercial scale in Worcestershire since the Victorian era.

General attributes

Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Plum Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month Mid August Picking month Mid August