Severn Cross Plum

Plum

Parentage: Coe's Golden Drop x Giant Prune

Description: Severn Cross is a heavy cropping, self-fertile plum variety that produces very large yellow fruits that have pink flush and red dots. Flesh is yellow, transparent, sweet, juicy, soft and good flavour. The tree itself is a neat, pyramid shape. Widely planted on a commerical scale across the UK. Pretty white blossom arrives in the spring.

History: Raised by G.T. Spinks at Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol in 1921. Later introduced in 1931. Recieved an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1951.

Attributes

  • Picking month: September
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 4
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Uses: Eating

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