Monarch Plum Plum Trees for sale - order online
We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2013/14 planting season. Our 2014/15 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter. We regret we have had to stop taking orders earlier than anticipated because of the warm weather.
History and description of Monarch Plum
Raised by Thomas Rivers, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, UK c 1883 from an open pollinated Autumn Compote. Awarded a First Class Certificate by the RHS in 1894. Was widely grown commercially in the UK as a late variety.
Large, round fruit. Blue-black, bloomy skin often with some white dots. Greenish yellow, firm flesh. Free stone. Not much flavour as a dessert plum but good flavour and colour as a cooker.
Very vigorous upright tree with large round leaves. Tollerates light soils well. Fairly good cropper.
Main characteristics of Monarch Plum
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