Herman Plum

Prunus domestica
A very early self-fertile dual purpose plum similar to Czar but with much improved flavour

Origin: Sweden 1972

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

A guide to choosing Plum Trees

Herman 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
S-766 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Sold out
WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Sold out
Adaptabil - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
Sold out
St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
Sold out
Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
Sold out

History and description of Herman

Raised from a cross between Czar and Ruth Gerstetter at Balsgard Fruit Breeding Station in Sweden and first reported in 1972.

Medium sized, blue-violet plum similar in appearance to a Czar. Both earlier and better flavoured than Czar. Free stone. An excellent self-fertile dual purpose plum.

Main characteristics of Herman

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Blue
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  M July

Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self Fertile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  CzarRuth Gerstetter