Victoria Plum Trees – Prunus Domestica Victoria

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Prunus Domestica ‘Victoria’ is celebrated for its beautiful spring flowers and delicious pinkish-red plums. Ideal for various landscape designs, it supports local wildlife and thrives in sunny, well-drained settings. Its rich history and enduring popularity make it a cherished addition to any garden.

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Victoria Plum Trees

Victoria Plum Trees, Prunus Domestica ‘Victoria’, are native to England, known for their abundant, sweet pinkish-red plums and spring blossoms.

Features

Victoria Plum Trees bloom in early spring, displaying delicate white flowers. By late summer, they produce juicy, pinkish-red plums, much loved for their flavor. Originating in England, these trees grow moderately fast and have medium-sized, green leaves. The bark is smooth with a robust root system. The foliage remains vibrant green through the season, and the tree is thornless.

Benefits for Nature

These trees are vital for bees and other pollinators, offering rich pollen and nectar. The fruits serve as food for various birds and wildlife. Victoria Plum Trees usually start bearing fruit at 3-6 years, with optimal fruit production in well-watered, sunny conditions. They contribute positively to ecosystems without significant toxicity issues.

Landscaping and Design

The Victoria Plum Tree is a popular choice in landscaping for its ornamental flowers and fruitful bounty. It fits well into diverse garden styles, enhancing the aesthetic with its spring blossoms and colourful summer fruits. Its manageable size allows it to complement other plants, enriching the garden’s diversity.

Preferred Conditions

Victoria Plum Trees thrive in well-drained, fertile soil and prefer full sun for abundant fruiting. They can tolerate moderate wind but are less suitable for extremely dry or coastal environments. In urban settings, they adapt well with appropriate care and sufficient sunlight.

Fun Fact about Victoria Plum Trees

A unique feature of the Victoria Plum Tree is its historical background, having been named in honour of Queen Victoria. This tree has been a staple in British gardens since the Victorian era, symbolising a blend of horticultural tradition and culinary delight.

Summary

Prunus Domestica ‘Victoria’ is celebrated for its beautiful spring flowers and delicious pinkish-red plums. Ideal for various landscape designs, it supports local wildlife and thrives in sunny, well-drained settings. Its rich history and enduring popularity make it a cherished addition to any garden.

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

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