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Curlew



A blue mid season cooking plum

Origin: Hertfordshire UK, 1875

Pollination: Curlew is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.  Pollination partners

Curlew plum and gage trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
St Julien A rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £19.00
Brompton rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £19.00

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


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History and description of Curlew

Raised by Thomas Rivers, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, UK in 1875 and first introduced in 1886.

Medium-large, blue-black, bloomy fruit. Very clear yellow, mealy flesh with poor flavour. Clinging stone. Suitable only for cooking.

Vigorous tree with long downy shoots. Blossom opens well before leaves.

Characteristics of Curlew plum and gage trees

UseCulinary
ColourBlue
Flavour
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking time
Season of useM Aug
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habit
Fruit-bearing
Cropping
Pollination date20
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ProgenyOlympia