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Robe de Sergeant

A European prune with elongated purple fruit yellow flesh, freestone. Ripens mid season. Prunes are good eaten fresh but come into their own when cooked in pies, stewed or preserved. Pollinated by other European plums.

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$32.00

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Specifications

Ripening Time February - March
Fertility Needs a pollinator (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered using the "fan" style only. Free standing tree grows to around 3 - 5m tall.
Rootstock Non-dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Robe de Sergeant

Robe de Sergeant

A European prune with elongated purple fruit yellow flesh, freestone. Ripens mid season. Prunes are good eaten fresh but come into their own when cooked in pies, stewed or preserved. Pollinated by other European plums.