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Angelina Burdett

A dual purpose blue-black plum with good flavour and reliable cropping

Origin: Hampshire UK, 1843

Pollination: Angelina Burdett is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Angelina Burdett plum and gage trees for sale

Brompton rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £19.00

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Angelina Burdett

Raised at Woolaston, Southampton, UK by H Dowling c 1843 and first described in 1853.

Medium sized, round-oval fruit. Blue-black skin with heavy blue bloom and reddish brown spots. Yellowish green, firm, juicy flesh. Good flavour. Clinging stone. Fruit hangs well on the tree and keeps well after picking. Can be used both as a dessert and culinary plum.

Vigorous hardy tree bearing regular good crops. Early flowering time makes it less suitable for areas prone to spring rosts.

Characteristics of Angelina Burdett plum and gage trees

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking time
Season of useL Aug
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habit
Suitable forHardy
Pollination date16
Pollination groupB
PollinatorsPollination partners