Plum - Autumn Compote

Autumn Compote Plum

Prunus domestica
A late season red cooking plum

Origin: Hertfordshire UK 1840

Pollination:  Autumn Compote is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Plum Trees

Autumn Compote 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
WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Bush *Reduced Price*
Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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Brompton - Very vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price*

History and description of Autumn Compote

Raised at the Rivers' Nurseries, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, UK from an open pollinated Cooper's Large. Introduced c 1840.

Medium- large, oval, red plum mainly for culinary use.

Main characteristics of Autumn Compote

Use Culinary
Colour Red
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  M Sep

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Progeny  ArielMonarch Plum
Other names  Compote d'Automne