Cherry Plum - Trailblazer

Trailblazer Cherry Plum

Prunus cerasifera
Large red cherry plum. Attractive red leaved tree with pink blossom.

Origin: USA 1952

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

A guide to choosing Cherry Plum Trees

Trailblazer 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
Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Trailblazer

Raised in Portland, Oregon, USA by Mrs M M Smith 1952.

Large fruit for a cherry plum. Like a small plum. Round oval, red. Apricot orange, soft, very juicy, sweet flesh when fully ripe. Mainly of ornamental value with red foliage and attractive early pink blossom. Cropping light in the UK.

Main characteristics of Trailblazer

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

Tree vigour  Moderate
Cropping Light
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  2
Pollination group  A
Self fertility  Self Fertile
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