Victoria Plum

Victoria Plum

Regular price €34.95

Victoria Plum - Description

Potted Prunus domestica 'Victoria'
Common Name: Victoria Plum
Other Names: English Plum, Damson Plum
Indoors or Outdoor: Outdoor
Size: Mature trees can reach a height of 2.5 to 4 meters with a similar spread.

Victoria Plum - Delivery

Delivery Info: Your healthy Victoria Plum tree will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.

Victoria Plum - Characteristics

Mature Size: Typically grows to a height of 2.5 to 4 meters with a similar spread.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, shedding leaves in the fall.
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Rounded canopy with dark green leaves. In spring, it bursts into a profusion of fragrant white flowers, followed by delicious, sweet, and juicy plums.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy and well-suited for Irish climates.
Diseases: Generally resistant to common plum diseases with proper care.

Victoria Plum - Uses

Uses in Garden: Victoria Plum trees are perfect for orchards, gardens, or as a single specimen tree. They provide delightful fruit for eating fresh, making jams, or baking into pies.

Victoria Plum - Planting Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Full sun is ideal, but it can tolerate partial shade.
Frost Hardy: Yes, it is frost-hardy and well-suited to Irish climates.
Fast or Slow Growing: Moderately fast-growing, with the first fruits appearing in 2-3 years.
Pruning Advice: Prune in late winter to early spring to maintain shape and encourage fruit production.

Victoria Plum - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

Sowing Time: Plant bare-root trees in late autumn to early winter when the tree is dormant. Container-grown trees can be planted in early spring.
Instructions: Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball and place the tree, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly.
Trench Preparation: Not required for this potted plant.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in a sunny or partially shaded spot with well-drained soil.
Plant Spacing: Space multiple trees at least 4-5 meters apart.
Pruning: Prune annually in late winter to early spring to remove dead or crowded branches and maintain an open canopy.

Facts About Product: The Victoria Plum is renowned for its superb flavor and versatility. Its sweet and juicy fruit makes it a favorite for fresh eating and various culinary uses. With proper care, your Victoria Plum tree will provide bountiful harvests for years to come.

Bring the delicious taste of homegrown plums to your garden with the Victoria Plum tree. Order now and enjoy the satisfaction of harvesting your very own sweet and juicy plums in your Irish garden.

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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge. 

Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things. 

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