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Plum (Prunus) Heron
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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

Uses for this variety

Plum Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Picking month Mid August Picking month Mid August