Plum 'Opal'

Prunus domestica 'Opal'

Plum 'Opal'
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Medium-sized plum. Good, healthy plum. Self-pollinating.

Information



Blossom time
March
Planting distance

Distance in hedge

Soil conditions
All soils
Fruit colour
Yellow with red blush, purple/red
Flavour
Sweet, juicy, soft flesh
Use
Eating out of hand, pickling
Picking season
July
Season of use
July
Growing situation
Also above 500 meters altitude, Sun
Mature plant height

Blossom colour
White
Remarks
Valuable plant, Good pollinator for other species.
Vigour
Moderate growth
Producing fruits after
After 1 to 2 years
Pollination
Self-pollinating
Pollinators

Disease resistance
Healthy species
Overall appreciation
9

This article is available in the following version(s)

'Opal' - Spindle, 1-year on St. Julien

Spindle form, 1-yr on St Julien
With this spindle form, you can make your own low stem on normal soil.
You can also use this to make your own half-stem on good soil.
Also suitable for making small espalier trees (2 to 3 metres high and wide).
You can also use this spindle form for a fruit hedge on normal soil.
€ 16.95

'Opal' - Spindle, 1-year on rootstock Bromton

Photo: maiden 1-year, unpruned and pruned
With this maiden form you can make a 2-year bush-tree or spindle tree
Also convenient for low espaliers (1,5 to 2,5 meter)
€ 18.50

'Opal' - Spindle, 2-year

Photo: spindle 2-years, not pruned and pruned
This spindle tree can be used to make a fruit tree with one central stem with side branches, like it is used in commercial orchards
€ 21.50

'Opal' - Spindle, 2-year on rootstock Seedling

Spindle form, 2-year old on seedling rootstock
With this spindle form you can make your own half- or tall-stemmed fruit trees.
Also suitable for making larger espalier fruit trees (3 to 5 metres in height and width).
Often used in food forests and for low-branched half- or standard trees (kind of climbing tree).
You can also use these plants for low stem on poor dry soil, e.g. forest soil.
€ 21.50

'Opal' - Bush, 2-years

Photo: bush, 2-years, before pruning and after pruning
This bush tree can reach a height of 2,5 to 3,5 meter
Convenient for rich and less rich soil
€ 22.50

Bush-trained 2-years convenient for making an espalier

Photo: bush, 2-years convenient for making an espalier, before pruning and after pruning
This bush-trained tree can be used for making an fruit espalier
This bush tree can reach a height of 2,5 to 3,5 meter
€ 19.50

'Opal' - Bush, 3-years

Photo: bush, 3-years, before pruning and after pruning
This bush tree can reach a height of 2,5 to 3,5 meter
Convenient for rich and less rich soil
€ 25.50

'Opal' - Bush, 2-years in pot

This bush tree can reach a height of 2,5 to 3,5 meter
Convenient for rich soil.
€ 24.50

'Opal' - Bush, 3-years in pot

This bush tree can reach a height of 2,5 to 3,5 meter
Convenient for rich soil.
€ 26.95

Plum 'Opal' - Half-standard, 2 years

Photo : half-standard 2-years, before pruning and after pruning
This half-standard tree can reach a height of 4 to 5 meters
Recommended planting distance: 5 to 6 meters
€ 26.75

'Opal' - Half-standard 3 years

€ 28.95

'Opal' - Half-standard, 3 years in pot

This half-standard tree can reach a height of 4 to 5 meters
Recommended planting distance: 5 to 6 meters
€ 29.95

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