Plums

Variety Name

Species

Description

When in season

Hagenta

Plum

Hagenta is a dessert plum, similar in appearance to the Marjorie plum with a vibrant blue/purple colour. It has a delicious aromatic flavour that combined with its sweet scent make it very appealing to the customer.

 August

Jubilium

Plum

The Jubileum plum has a much darker red hue to the skin and is almost double the size of its ancestor, the Victoria plum. A relatively young cultivar of plum, the Jubileum was only introduced in Sweden in the 1980's.

 August

Marjorie’s

Plum

Majories are a deep blue colour with  yellow succulent flesh and a slightly sharp taste. 

 September

Opal

Plum

The Opal plum has a yellow skin with a purple flush which makes it very appealing in the punnet. It is a very tasty plum for those with more of a sweet tooth as it has a rich sweet flavour.

 July - August

Reeves

Plum

Reeves are very large and round with a red/purple skin. It is appealing to the grower as it produces a good yield and is appealing to the customer due to its rich flavouring.

 August

Victoria

Plum

The Victoria plum dates back to 1840's and is regularly found in peoples gardens as it is the most popular plum variety due to its great flavour. It is a large oval, sweet and juicy red plum. 

 August

Violetta

Plum

The Violetta has a blue skin with yellow flesh. 

 July