Cherry Plum - Gypsy

Gypsy Cherry Plum

Prunus cerasifera
An attractive dark red cherry plum which is good for eating fresh as well as cooking

Origin: Ukraine

Pollination:  Gypsy is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Cherry Plum Trees



Gypsy Cherry Plum 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 Availability Price Qty required
Krymsk 2 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden Sold out £19.00
WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £19.00
St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £19.00
Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden 2019/20 £19.00

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




History and description of Gypsy

Gypsy is a new red cherry plum from Ukraine. Very hardy and relatively late flowering. Produces excellent quality quite large fruit which can be used for eating fresh as well as the more traditional use of making jams and bottling




Main characteristics of Gypsy

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Red
Season of use  Mid Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate

Pollination date  2
Pollination group  A
Self fertility  Partially Self Fertile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners