22/02 Update: All fruit trees are now sold out for the 2020/2021 season.

Plum Tree - Czar

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Plum Tree - Czar

Origin: Hertfordshire, 1871
Plum Type: Culinary
Flowering Group : 3
Rootstock: St. Julien A
Size : Maiden
Harvest : August

Czar was named in honour of the Russian Emperor who was visiting the UK, a cross by Thomas Rivers of Prince Engelbert and his own Early Prolific. The compact growth of this variety of plum tree is very suitable for the smaller garden ( but go for the less vigorous St. Julian A rootstock) . The large purple fruits are tender with a pleasant slightly acidic flavour. Czar can be used as a dessert when fully ripe, otherwise a good cooking plum. It is fully self fertile, which makes Czar a good choice is you are looking for just one plum tree.

These plants will grow up to around 4m, and only require initial support with a cane.

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Supplier : R.V. Roger Ltd.

All our plum trees, inclduing Czar, are bare root. At the height of the lifting season - between November and March - there may be up to a month's delay between placing the order and dispatching due to pressure of orders, which are dealt with in date sequence, and the weather. Orders for Czar plum trees from March to September are confirmed in late October/ early November ready for dispatch from November. Please consult our planting and care guide on receipt of your order.