Plum - Royale de Vilvoorde

Royale de Vilvoorde Plum

Prunus domestica
A very sweet purple dessert plum

Origin: Belgium 1885

Pollination:  Royale de Vilvoorde is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Royale de Vilvoorde Plum Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Royale de Vilvoorde

First catalogued by Bavay at the Horticultral Station in Vilvoorde, Belgium in 1885.

Medium sized, round, purple plum. Firm, almost crisp, yellow flesh. Very sweet pleasant flavour. Excellent dessert variety but light crops in the UK.



Main characteristics of Royale de Vilvoorde

Use Dessert
Colour Purple
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  L Aug

Cropping Light

Pollination date  25
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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