Cherry Plum - Ruby

Ruby Cherry Plum

Prunus cerasifera
Ruby is the largest fruit of all cherry plums

Origin: Ukraine

Pollination:  Ruby 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

Ruby 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
Krymsk 2 - Dwarfing   2 years Bush *Reduced Price*
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WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Ruby

Ruby cherry plum originates from Ukraine. It produces the largest fruit of any of the cherry plums. The fruit has red skin but also dark red flesh with a peach like flavour. It can be eaten fresh but like other cherry plums it is more commonly used for cooking. The tree has an upright growth habit and produces attractive white blossom in early spring. It is partially self-fertile.

Main characteristics of Ruby

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Red
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  Early Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright
Cropping Good

Pollination date  2
Pollination group  A
Self fertility  Partially Self Fertile
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