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Shepherd's Bullace Bullace

Prunus insititia
Large greenish yellow bullace

Origin: England 1892

Pollination:  Shepherd's Bullace is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Bullace Trees

Shepherd's Bullace Bullace Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Adaptabil - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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Adaptabil - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard
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Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Shepherd's Bullace

Believed to be of English origin first recorded in 1892.

Round fruit. Large for a bullace but smaller than the Langley Bullace. Greenish yellow colour. Good for culinary use only.

Main characteristics of Shepherd's Bullace

Use Culinary
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  L Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate
Cropping Good

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self Fertile
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