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Goldfinch



A bright yellow dessert plum with good flavour.

Origin: Bedfordshire UK, 1906

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

Goldfinch plum and gage trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
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 Goldfinch

Goldfinch plum was raised by Laxton Bros, Bedford, UK 1906 from a cross between Early Transparent Gage and Jefferson's. Received Award of Merit from the RHS in 1952.

Large, round-oblong yellow fruit. Golden juicy flesh. Semi-clinging stone. Rich sweet flavour.

Compact, upright, round-headed tree. Heavy cropper with fruit ripenining irregularly over a long period.

Characteristics of Goldfinch plum and gage trees

UseDessert
ColourYellow
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking time
Season of useM Aug
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearing
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date20
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageEarly Transparent Gage
Jefferson