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Goliath Plum

Prunus domestica
A large handsome purple culinary plum.

Origin: England 1813

Pollination:  Goliath is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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History and description of Goliath

An old English variety first described in 1813.

Large, round-oblong fruit. Purple skin with a blue bloom. Yellow, firm flesh. Quite acid without much flavour as a dessert plum. Useful for jam making only.

Vigorous spreading tree.



Main characteristics of Goliath

Use Culinary
Colour Purple
Flavour Acid
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  M Sep

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Spreading
Cropping Good
Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination date  19
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self Fertile
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