Succulent golden flesh which separates easily from the stone
Red-flushed, yellow skinned fruits
Reliable, heavy-cropping variety
An amazing reliable garden variety of plum, Plum 'Opal' is suitable for growing throughout the country. With an earlier crop than 'Victoria', 'Opal' is a dessert plum that produces a heavy crop of excellent quality, small, yellow skinned fruits with an attractive red flush through July and August. The golden flesh easily separates from its stone and has a delicious gage flavour.
Plum rootstocks: St. Julien - Semi vigorous reaching a mature height of up to 4.5m (14')
This variety is partially self-fertile. For the heaviest crops it is best grown with another variety. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as a suitable pollinator.
Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years. Estimated time to best yields: 4 years.
2 bare root maiden plum tree (St Julien Rootstock) (TKA6760)
3 bare root maiden plum tree (St Julien Rootstock) (TKA6761)
1 bare root maiden plum tree (St Julien Rootstock) (T14290)
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