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Reeves is a heavy cropping, large and attractive red dual purpose plum

Origin: Canada, 1940

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

Reeves plum and gage trees for sale


History and description of Reeves

Reeves pum was found by A Reeves of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada and introduced c 1940.

It is a large, round, with pale reddish purple purple fruit. It has firm yellow flesh and a free stone. Good flavoured. Although traditionally regarded as a culinary plum it is also good as a dessert plum. Heavy cropper.

Characteristics of Reeves plum and gage trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking time
Season of useM Aug
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Pollination date21
Pollination groupC
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