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Prunus domestica 'Robe de Sergeant'

European Plum

This variety is one of the best-tasting prune-plums, as it is very sweet and juicy. Fruit is medium-sized, oval in shape and deep purple to black in colour. The flesh is freestone, greenish-yellow, juicy, very sweet and highly flavoured. Needs to cross-pollinate with another European plum.

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Common Name European Plum
Foliage Deciduous 285
Form Oval 134
Mature Size 3-4 x 2-3m
Family Rosaceae 95
Genus Prunus 57
Species Domestica 13
Uses
This variety has been traditionally used for eating fresh, for drying, and in pies and preserves.
Position & Soil
Prefers a sunny position with well-drained soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep moist until established. Fertilise when planting, and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth and fruit, the following season.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area, Monday to Friday only. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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