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Dittisham Ploughman

An old local variety from Devon best as a culinary plum but also a reasonable dessert plum

Origin: Devon UK,

Pollination: Dittisham Ploughman is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Dittisham Ploughman plum and gage trees for sale

VVA-1 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £19.00
Adaptabil rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £19.00
Brompton rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £19.00

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

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History and description of Dittisham Ploughman

A local variety originally grown in Dittisham in the Dart Valley, Devon, UK. It probably arose from a seedling found in the area. The trees were traditionally raised from suckers.

Medium-large sized, oval-oblong, red fruit not unlike a roundish Victoria. Juicy flesh with a fair flavour and free stone. Makes excellent jam.

Characteristics of Dittisham Ploughman plum and gage trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking time
Season of useM Aug
Tree vigour
Tree habit
Pollination date20
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners