Plum - Stint

Stint Plum

Prunus domestica
Stint is a small red early season dual purpose plum

Origin: Hertfordshire UK 1875

Pollination:  Stint is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator. Show suitable pollination partners

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Stint Plum Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Stint

Stint plum was raised by Thomas Rivers, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, UK c 1875.

Small, round fruit. Bright purplish red skin with darker dots and some mottling. Thin skinned. Golden yellow, juicy flesh. Good flavour for an early plum. Useful both as a dessert and culinary variety.

Round-headed tree of moderate vigour. Moderate crops.



Main characteristics of Stint

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Red
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  L Jul

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright

Pollination date  23
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Partially Self Fertile
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