St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref L4

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Tree Type Plum
Variety Quetsch
Rootstock St Julien A
Date Planted 04 February 2011
Tree Description A long oval black fruit of good size, flavourless when raw but developing a rich and unmistakable Carlsbad Plum flavour when stewed. A neat close upright tree. An October plum.
Comments Suggested by RP & CS.
Orchard Map
Every cottage garden has its own miniature orchard: a dozen trees set out in two rows with the lower trunks whitewashed like bobby-socks to keep the insects at bay.   (Roger Deakin writing about Ukraine)