Cherry Plum - Mirabelle de Nancy

Mirabelle de Nancy Cherry Plum

Prunus insititia
The most popular mirabelle. Mirabelles are small sweet plums very popular in France mainly for cooking and jam making.

Origin: Near East 1400

Pollination:  Mirabelle de Nancy is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Cherry Plum Trees

Mirabelle de Nancy 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
VVA-1 - Dwarfing   2 years Fan Trained
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S-766 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Fan Trained
St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard
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Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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History and description of Mirabelle de Nancy

Mirabelle de Nancy is believed to have come to France from the East in the 15th Century. The name dates back to the 18th Century. Widely grown and popular in France.

Very small, round oval, bright yellow fruit. Free stone. Used mainly for jams and preserves. Good cropper but slow to come into cropping.

Main characteristics of Mirabelle de Nancy

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Small
Season of use  Early Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate
Cropping Light

Pollination date  26
Pollination group  E
Self fertility  Self Fertile
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