Plum - Reeves

Reeves Plum

Prunus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Reeves Plum Trees for sale - order online

We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2019/20 planting season. Our 2020/21 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May 2020 when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter.
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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.



Main characteristics of Reeves

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Red
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  M Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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