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Swan



A red dual purpose plum

Origin: Hertfordshire UK, 1885

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

Swan plum and gage trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
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 Swan

Raised by Thomas Rivers, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, UK 1885.

Medium large, round-oval fruit. Dark red skin usually covered with a heavy purple bloom and tiny primrose dots. Juicy, sweet flesh. Pleasant flavour. Fair as a dessert variety but better suited to culinary use. Upright tree of moderate growth. Fairly good cropper.

Characteristics of Swan plum and gage trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourRed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking time
Season of useL Aug
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearing
Cropping
Pollination date21
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners


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