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Edwards



Very large attractive looking dual purpose plum

Origin: USA, 1930

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

Edwards plum and gage trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
Brompton rootstock 2 year Standard (Very vigorous) £29.50

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


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History and description of Edwards

Found in Oakland, California by L C Edwards c 1930 and ifirst received in the UK in 1960.

Very large, oval, slightly necked fruit. Blue-black bloomy skin. Firm, yellow, juicy flesh. Clinging stone. Considered primarily as a culinary variety but quite sweet and pleasant as a dessert variety when fully ripe. As a culinary plum its large size makes it very convenient for making jams and chutneys.

Produces a vigorous spreading tree. Good reliable and often heavy cropper. Branches susceptible to breaking under the heavy weight of a crop.

Characteristics of Edwards plum and gage trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourBlue
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking time
Season of useM Sep
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearing
CroppingGood
Pollination date22
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners


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