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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.  Pollination partners

Herman plum and gage trees for sale


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

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.

Characteristics of Herman plum and gage trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking time
Season of useM July
Tree vigour
Tree habit
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date0
Pollination groupB
PollinatorsPollination partners
Ruth Gerstetter

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