Just to let you know my Victoria plum tree arrived safely yesterday (9.11.10). I have unpacked it, as instructed, and was amazed at the wonderful way it was packed and the good condition of the tree. I am thrilled with the service you have provided and hope that I now follow your instructions for future care and look after it properly.
Felicity Lewis, Wiltshire
Supplied as a bare root tree pruned to approximately 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall including roots.Available from approximately mid November 2014
The thin yellow-green skin of this relatively new variety are suffused with a red flush when ripe. The firm flesh is pale yellow in colour and has the added benefit of coming away from the stone easily - being a 'free stone' variety.
Heavy cropping and early to mature, this it also has the benefit of being highly resistant to Peach Leaf Curl.
Fruit Tree Pollination Simplified (hopefully)
Information on fruit tree fertility, pollination and compatibility, with simple explanations of regularly used terms.
How To Plant Bare Root & Potted Fruit Trees (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining the differences between a bare root and potted fruit tree, and how to plant them.
How To Plant Fruit Trees & Nut Trees
Detailed advice on planting fruit and nut trees - including advice on container growing.
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.