20/09: New seed harvest nearly all in, plug plant delivery 1-2 weeks. Now accepting orders for bare root plants for delivery from November. £50 minimum order.

Plum Tree - Red Magnum Bonum

Regular price
Regular price
Sale price
Unit price
Order now for delivery from November 2021
Tax included.
Order now for delivery in November 2021.

Plum Tree - Red Magnum Bonum
Origin: Unknown
Plum Type: Culinary
Flowering Group : 5
Rootstock: St. Julien A
Size :  Bush (2 year old tree, over 110cm with at least 3 main shoots)
Harvest : Mid - late August

Red Magnum Bonum is an ancient plum, certainly in England before 1629. Previously known as Red Imperial, under which name is was introduced by noted naturalist and plantsman, John Tradescent. Its fruit is purple with bloom, medium-large, long and oval in shape. Although Red Magnum Bonum is self fertile, yields are likely to be improved by planting with an appropriate pollinator.

Supplier : R.V.Roger Ltd.

These 2-3 year old plants are over 120cm with a clear stem of 80cm and several lateral branches. They will grow up to around 4m.

Your purchase helps us support a range of charities, which are related to the products we sell.

All our plum trees 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 Red Magnum Bonum 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 plum tree.