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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref M2

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
M2
Tree Type Plum
Variety Victoria
Rootstock St Julien A
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description The famous oval red plum, of good flavour, sweet and very juicy when ripe but useful for cooking when underripe. A late August plum.
Comments Fruiting well elsewhere in St. James.
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)