Common Name: Rivers' Early Prolific Plum Tree
Latin Name: Prunus domestica 'Rivers' Early Prolific'
Soil: Will tolerate most soils, except very chalky or badly drained.
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/colour: April to May/ White
Fruit picking time: Late July
Fruit Size/colour: Small/ Bluish-purple
Pollination group: *2*
Rootstock: St Julien A. (Semi vigorous rootstock which will reach a height approximately of 4 metres.)
Prunus 'Rivers' Early Prolific' really does live up to its name. It is a small, spreading tree which produces heavy crops of small, bluish-purple plums very early on in the season. A good dessert variety when fully ripe with golden juicy flesh.
This Plum Tree is supplied in a 10 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this tree is approximately 1.5-2.1m (5-7ft) depending on which size you have chosen.
All of our plum trees are grown in the UK to the highest standard. Every order comes complete with planting instructions and a guide to looking after your purchase. (Example of our 2 year old, 10 litre Bush and Half Standard Plum trees can be seen to the left. Please note that sizes may vary slightly depending on the time of year and which rootstock you have chosen.)
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