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Guthrie's Late Green Plum

Prunus domestica
A Scottish plum similar to the Old Greengage suitable for growing in Northern Britain

Origin: Scotland 1850

Pollination:  Guthrie's Late Green is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Plum Trees

Guthrie's Late Green 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
Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden

History and description of Guthrie's Late Green

Raised by Charles Guthrie near Dundee, Scotland c 1850.

Medium sized, round-oblong fruit, Yellowish green bloomy skin. Firmer and dryer flesh than the Old Greengage. Rich sweet flavour.

Moderately vigorous tree. Fair cropping.

Main characteristics of Guthrie's Late Green

Use Dessert
Colour Green
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  L Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate
Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination date  18
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self Fertile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Other names  Minette