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One of the best mid season dessert plums
Origin: Bristol UK, 1985
Pollination: Avalon is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.
History and description of Avalon
Avalon plum was raised at Long Ashton Research Station near Bristol UK in 1985. It has been grown
comercially on a small scale in the UK. Avalon is one of the best mid season English eating
An attractive large round, slightly oval fruit. Dark red skin turning purple with a blue bloom where
exposed to the sun. The flesh is a deep golden yellow, almost apricot colour. It is soft, juicy and
sweet. The skin ins delicate but with a distictive sharpness which adds to the flavour. The stone is
Fairly vigorous tree without any serious disease problems. It crops well and the quality of the
fruit is consistently good. An excellent garden variety.