Bullace - Small Black Bullace

Small Black Bullace Bullace

Prunus insititia
A small almost black fruit good for jams.

Origin: England 1500

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

A guide to choosing Bullace Trees

Small Black 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
St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Small Black Bullace

Known in England since the 16th Century or before. This is really a wild fruit, variations of which are found growing in hedgerows.

Very small round fruit. Blue-black skin with a purple bloom. Firm juicy green flesh. Clinging stone. Acid favour. Recommended for jams. Small bushy tree with thorney branches. Heavy cropping.

Main characteristics of Small Black Bullace

Use Culinary
Colour Blue
Flavour Acid
Fruit size  Small
Season of use  Sep

Tree vigour  Small
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self Fertile
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