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Verity



An excellent late season dual purpose plum.

Origin: Canada, 1938

Pollination: Verity is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Verity plum and gage trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
VVA-1 rootstock 2 year Bush (Dwarfing) £29.50
Adaptabil rootstock 2 year Fan Trained (Semi-vigorous) £48.50 Sold-out
Adaptabil rootstock 2 year Half Standard (Semi-vigorous) £29.50
St Julien A rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous)*Reduced price* £12.75 Sold-out

*Reduced price trees have not grown sufficiently to meet our standard specification, and are therefore offered at a lower price. They should still become fully developed trees but may take a bit longer.


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History and description of Verity

Verity is a late season dual purpose plum raised at the Horticultural Research Institute, Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada in 1931. It was introduced in 1967. It has been grown commercially to a small extent.

Verity has medium sized oval fruit with a slight neck. The skin is puple with a bluish-purple bloom. It has soft juicy deep yellow flesh and a clinging stone. It is sweet but because it is late ripening the flavour may not develop well in poor summers in colder parts of the country. It can be used both as a dessert and culinary plum. The fruit hangs well on the tree until late September. Verity is a one of the best late plums. The tree has an interesting growth habit with very long visible buds and bright red leaf stalks.

Characteristics of Verity plum and gage trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourBlue
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking time
Season of useMid Sep
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearing
Cropping
Pollination date0
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageImperial Epineuse