Plum - Reeves

Reeves Plum

Prunus domestica
Reeves is a heavy cropping, large and attractive red dual purpose plum

Origin: Canada 1940

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

A guide to choosing Plum Trees

Reeves 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   1 year Maiden
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Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Reeves

Reeves pum was found by A Reeves of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada and introduced c 1940.

It is a large, round, with pale reddish purple purple fruit. It has firm yellow flesh and a free stone. Good flavoured. Although traditionally regarded as a culinary plum it is also good as a dessert plum. Heavy cropper.

Main characteristics of Reeves

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Red
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  M Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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