Plum - Gordon Castle

Gordon Castle Plum

Prunus domestica
An attractive late yellow plum from Scotland

Origin: Scotland 1864

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

A guide to choosing Plum Trees

Gordon Castle 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
S-766 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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Adaptabil - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Gordon Castle

This plum originated at Gordon Castle, Fochabers, Scotland. It was first recorded in 1864. The fruit is quite large oval/egg shaped and rather attractive with a yellow skin and a pink blush where it catches the sun. The flesh is rather soft, very juicy flesh with a sweet and rich flavour.

Main characteristics of Gordon Castle

Use Dessert
Colour Yellow
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  M Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate

Pollination date  22
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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