Heron Plum

Description: Heron is a traditional, very good quality dessert variety that produces medium-large, blue mottled purple fruits. Flesh is yellow, firm and juicy. The tree itself is upright in habit so perfect for the small garden. White flowers appear late in the spring. Traditional to the Vale of Evesham.

History: Introduced by Rivers of Sawbridge in Hertfordshire in 1875.

Pollination Partners: Plum Czar Plum Yellow Pershore Damson Shropshire Prune Damson Merryweather Gage Jefferson Gage Coe's Golden Drop Mirabelle Golden Sphere Mirabelle de Nancy

Attributes

  • Picking month: Early August
  • Uses: Eating
  • Pollination group 2

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