Delivery: Early November to Late May

£21.99 each

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Old Fashioned Greengage - Tree

  • Catalogue Code 1070-5592
  • Pack Contents: 1x Bare Root Tree
  • Recommended by the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Self-fertile for guaranteed fruit
  • Long-serving British favourite

The Old Greengage is a heritage British favourite much-loved for centuries and lauded as the best-tasting of all plum varieties- rich, juicy and full-flavoured.

Aside from taste the heavily-cropping fruit turns from leaf-green to a warming yellow indicating ripeness and the time to harvest.

This self-fertile variety produces fruit even when there are no other greengages in the area. This gives you peace of mind that you can look forward to fruit even when you plant your tree in isolation.  

Eaten fresh from the tree, or collected and reduced into a traditional preserve you'll enjoy the fruits of your labour each and every year with fruit increasing in number with each and every season. 

This Old Fashioned Greengage variety has a delicious, sweet and rich flavour with translucent flesh.

Rootstock: St Julian A

Flowering Group: FG3

Years until fruiting from planting: 2-4

Age of tree at despatch: 2

Height at full growth: 4m/13ft

We may prune your tree before it arrives to your door. We do this to encourage your tree to branch freely which makes them better looking and more productive.

Height
Fully Grown: 4m/13ft

Features

  • Will flower well in full sun

Growing Calendar for Old Fashioned Greengage - Tree

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Harvest
10-Jun-2018
Rating:1

Poor condition branches broken very dried out chances of survival are low

11-May-2018
Rating:4

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15-Apr-2018
Rating:5

Arrived in good condition and growing well a few weeks later

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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

 

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

 

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days.

 

Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK Mainland addresses including Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge.

 

Please call our Customer Service Team on 0344 573 8400 for further information.