Reine Claude d’Oullins Plum Trees – Prunus Domestica Reine Claude d’Oullins


Reine Claude d’Oullins, a variety of Prunus domestica, is prized for its sweet, greenish-yellow plums. Native to Europe, this tree blooms beautifully and is popular for both fruit and ornamental use.

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Reine Claude d’Oullins

Reine Claude d’Oullins, a variety of Prunus domestica, is prized for its sweet, greenish-yellow plums. Native to Europe, this tree blooms beautifully and is popular for both fruit and ornamental use.


Reine Claude d’Oullins plum tree blossoms in early spring, showcasing delicate white flowers. The fruits, known for their sweet, juicy flavor, mature in late summer. This variety has a steady growth rate, boasting medium-sized, lush green leaves. The tree’s bark is relatively smooth, with a robust root system supporting its growth. The foliage remains vibrantly green throughout the growing season, and the tree does not produce thorns.

Benefits for Nature

The Reine Claude d’Oullins plum tree is a valuable resource for pollinators like bees and butterflies, providing ample nectar and pollen. Its fruits are a food source for birds and small mammals. This tree variety contributes to ecological balance by offering habitat and nourishment to various species, while maintaining low toxicity levels.

Landscaping and Design

This plum tree variety is a favorite in landscape design due to its dual ornamental and fruit-bearing qualities. It fits well in diverse design themes, from traditional to contemporary gardens, adding visual appeal with its spring blossoms and summer fruits. The tree’s size and form make it an excellent complement to a range of other plants in a garden setting.

Preferred Conditions

Reine Claude d’Oullins thrives in well-drained, fertile soil and prefers full sun exposure for optimal fruiting. While it can withstand moderate wind, it is not ideal for extremely arid or coastal environments. This variety adapts well to urban settings if it receives adequate care, particularly in terms of soil moisture and sun exposure.

Fun Fact about Reine Claude d’Oullins

A fascinating aspect of the Reine Claude d’Oullins plum tree is its historical significance. Named after a French queen, this variety has been cherished for centuries in Europe for its uniquely flavored fruits, making it a historical as well as a horticultural treasure.


Prunus domestica ‘Reine Claude d’Oullins’ is renowned for its delicious, sweet plums and ornamental value. Ideal for various landscape designs, it offers ecological benefits by supporting wildlife. Thriving in sunny, well-drained settings, this historical variety adds both beauty and taste to gardens, continuing a legacy that spans centuries.

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