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Crimson Drop Plum

Prunus domestica
A red sport of Coe's Golden Drop

Origin: Surrey UK 1901

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

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Crimson Drop 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 Crimson Drop

A sport of Coe's Golden Drop originating in Reigate, Surrey, UK and first recorded in 1901.

Virtually identical to Coe's Golden Drop in all respects other than colour which is crimson red.



Main characteristics of Crimson Drop

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  L Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading

Pollination date  19
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Coe's Golden Drop
Other names  Brown's Crimson Drop