Found by G W Layley at Hillfoot Farm, Beenham, Berkshire, UK in 1912 and introduced in 1928. Adopted and still grown as a commercial variety in the UK.
Medium large, oval-oblong fruit. Bloomy, blue-black skin. Firm and juicy, greenish yelow flesh. Clinging stone. In a good season it can be very sweet and good as a dessert plum. Can be lacking in flavour and colour in a poor season. Good for cooking. Fruit hangs well on the tree until the first autumn frosts.
Vigorous upright tree. Heavy cropping
Characteristics of Marjorie's Seedling plum and gage trees
Dual Cul & Des
Season of use
Bacterial Canker - Very resistant Silver Leaf - Very resistant