The flavour of opal is excellent with juicy yellow freestone flesh. Shipping begins mid-April once the frost is out of the ground. This Plum comes in such a variety of colors, shapes, sizes and flavors. Start picking in late July and can be picked over a period of a few weeks meaning that there will not be glut of fruit. Feb 25, 2020 - Opal Plum trees (Prunus domestica 'Opal') available in 12 - 45L pots from specialist nursery with 20 years experience, 97% review score & UK wide delivery. The only horticultural challenge is that plums flower quite early in spring, so locations that are prone to frosts are best avoided (or choose a late-flowering or frost-resistant variety). Our Plum Fruit Trees are all supplied as sturdy 2-year-old bare root bush trees, these have a short straight stem and several branches already developed above. Approx. They are round to oblong in shape and have smooth, shiny, deep purple to black skin. Opal Plum Tree (BARE ROOT) Opal plum trees provide a sweet dessert plum fruit that show a wide range of colours as they mature. Guaranteed to leaf out by June. You can expect to see bright yellows through to a deep purple, sometimes all on one fruit. Enjoy heavy crops of small to … Standard Plum Trees mature to be about 15-25' tall and 20' wide. Supplied with 2 arms and secondary shoots. It is of a medium size with dusky mottled red fruit which have a heavy bloom turning blue when overripe. Ship up to 10 bare root trees in one box. When our plum trees mature, they will be one of three sizes: Dwarf Plum Trees mature to be about 8-10' tall and wide. 1 Large Fan tree £52.00. Supplied with 2 arms and secondary shoots. POLLINATION PARTNERS FOR OPAL PLUM TREES Opal plum trees are in pollination group 3 and is self-fertile and will produce a good crop without any other plum trees nearby. Deliveries commence November 2020. Damson plum trees are one of the most popular old plum varieties in America. Over 13 varieties of bare root plum trees to choose from! Trained Opal plum trees for sale Next deliveries. Out of stock 2 Medium Fan tree £52.00. The Opal® brand apple variety has been praised for its bright yellow color accented with natural russeting at the stem, but is recognized above all for offering a distinctively crunchy texture and sweet and tangy flavor. Seriously, this apple is delicious. Make sure you pick the right size for your space. Our Plum trees are grafted onto a semi dwarfing rootstock (St Julien A) meaning they will grow to a height of 3-4 metres after 10 years making them suitable for gardens of most sizes. PESTS, DISEASES OF OPAL PLUM TREES Opal is admirably resistant to diseases which affect plum trees in general but if your tree has problems then consult our pest and disease page. OPAL Characteristics Opal is considered to be one of the most reliable of all the early dessert plums. 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