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Blue Imperatrice



A small late season purple dessert plum

Origin: Europe,

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

Blue Imperatrice plum and gage trees for sale

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History and description of Blue Imperatrice

An old variety the origins of which are somewhat confused as several varietieties of this name have existed since the 18th Century. First received at RHS Wisley, UK in 1905.

Medium small, oval, dark purple fruit with a bloom. Used as a dessert variety.

No reliable information is currently available on either fertility or cropping.

Characteristics of Blue Imperatrice plum and gage trees

UseDessert
ColourPurple
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking time
Season of useL Sep
Tree vigour
Tree habit
Fruit-bearing
Cropping
Pollination date28
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners