Victoria Plum

Prunus ‘Victoria’ is a popular cultivar of plum tree known for its delicious and sweet-tasting fruit. This deciduous tree typically reaches a height of 10-15 feet (3-4.5 meters).

The Appearance

A small deciduous tree with a rounded crown and dark green, oval leaves. It produces large, reddish-purple plums with a sweet flavor.


The Produce

The fruit is typically dark purple with a yellowish-green flesh.


The Flowers

Produces clusters of white flowers in spring, which are followed by the large plums in late summer.


The Leaves

Each leaf is glossy and has a deep green colour, providing an attractive backdrop to the tree’s blossoms and fruit.


The Bark

The bark is smooth and gray, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in orchards and gardens.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including pollinators and fruit-eating birds and mammals.


The Culture

Valued for its large, sweet plums, which are enjoyed fresh, in cooking, and in preserves.


Fun Facts

The Victoria Plum is one of the most popular plum varieties in the UK, known for its reliable cropping and delicious fruit.

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