Plum - Late Muscatelle

Late Muscatelle Plum

Prunus domestica
Late Muscatelle is an old French dessert plum

Origin: France 1859

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

A guide to choosing Plum Trees

Late Muscatelle 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
WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Late Muscatelle

Late Muscatelle plum was raised by Baltet Freres, Troyes, France and introduced in 1859. Medium sized, round-oblong, purple fruit. Clinging stone. Sweet dessert plum.

Main characteristics of Late Muscatelle

Use Dessert
Colour Purple
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners