• RHS Award Winning VarietiesRHS Award Winning Varieties
  • Quality UK Grown PlantsQuality UK Grown Plants
  • 12 Month Guarantee12 Month Guarantee
  • 10% SSL Secured Shopping100% SSL Secured Shopping

Mirabelle Plum Tree 'Ruby' (Pot Grown)

Mirabelle Plum Tree 'Ruby' (Pot Grown) Code: PPL320

£41.95 41.9500 In Stock New

 Sold Out 

Buy any 2 Pot Grown Fruit Trees, SAVE £5

Prunus cerasifera 'Ruby'

One of several cherry plums (mirabelles) recently bred in one of the harshest climates in the world (the Ukraine). The fruits are considerably larger than our native varieties, are delicious eaten fresh and can also be used for making jam. This variety produces an abundance of large dark red fruits with deep red flesh. Eaten fresh, the fruits are exceptionally sweet and juicy with a delicious peach-like flavour.


Pollination: Partially self-fertile. Group A.


Season: mid Aug.


Available for delivery: early April - late August.


 

Buy any 2 Pot Grown Fruit Trees, SAVE £5

Plums, gages and damsons are a wonderful choice of tree to grow in the garden as in favourable conditions they will crop reliably, producing masses of fruit year after year. Our plum trees are grafted onto St. Julien ‘A’ rootstock, which will produce a tree with medium vigour. Bush plum trees will grow 3.6-4.6m (12-15ft) in height and spread. Choose a sunny, sheltered spot. Plum trees are 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft) high on despatch. Pot grown trees are available from April to late August.

 

Don't forget to include tree stakes and ties on your order.  All young fruit trees require staking and for better establishment we strongly advise using Rootgrow when planting (as recommended in RHS planting guidelines).

 

Carriage & packing charges

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £8.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.
 
Some deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Scily Isles may incur surcharges. If a surcharge is applicable, we will contact you prior to despatch. We regret we are unable to deliver outside the British Isles.
 

Despatch Dates

We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information (which applies to orders placed online and over the phone) should only be used as a guide and on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely. Please note, delivery usually takes longer when payment is made by cheque.
 
COVID-19 UPDATE: We are still fully operational but we are experiencing high volumes of orders at the moment so it might take a little longer than normal to get your delivery to you. We politely request that you carefully read the delivery information below and refrain from contacting us to ask for an update on how your order is progressing as we only have a small team in the office (all working remotely from home) and we are currently inundated with phone call and email enquiries. We thank you for your understanding.
 

Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees and hedging will be despatched from late November until late April.
 
Orders placed before mid November will usually be despatched by mid/late December.
 
Orders placed between mid November and 31st December will usually be despatched late December/January.
 
Orders placed after the 1st January will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed.
 
Orders placed from early April onwards will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Pot grown fruit trees, gooseberries and currants are available April to late August and will usually be despatched within 14 days. At the moment due to the high volume of orders we are currently receiving we ask you to allow up to 28 days for delivery - the majority of orders will however still be fulfilled within 2 weeks.
 
Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, elderberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and grapes are normally available throughout the year. If ordered April to late September they will normally be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date. Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available. Outside this period, delivery may take up to 28 days or longer if ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date. At the moment due to the high volume of orders we are currently receiving we ask you to allow up to 28 days for delivery - the majority of orders will however still be fulfilled within 2 weeks.

 

Cell Grown Raspberries

Cell grown raspberries are available from late May to mid July and will usually be despatched within 28 days.
 

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from mid October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to late June. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability). At the moment due to the high volume of orders we are currently receiving most orders will take around 3-4 weeks, some may take a little longer.
 

Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Misted Tips are available from mid August to mid September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Vegetable Plants

Vegetable plants are available from mid May to late July. As a vey rough guide, plants ordered before the end of April will usually be despatched by late May. Plants ordered after May will usually be despatched by early June.
 

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Hardware

Hardware is usually despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date. At the moment due to the high volume of orders we are currently receiving we ask you to allow up to 28 days for delivery - the majority of orders will however still be fulfilled within 2 weeks.
 

Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Natural Predators and Bumble Bee hives are only despatched at the appropriate time of year (see product description for detailed information). When "in season" they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week. Natural Predators are sent by first class post, bumblebee hives are sent by carrier.
 
 

 

There are no reviews for this product

Customers Also Purchased

Strawberry Plants 'Malwina' (12 plants)
£16.50 inc. p&pStrawberry Plants 'Malwina' (12 plants)This new variety is the talk of the gardening press! The large flavoursome berries have a lovely aroma and exceptionally sweet taste. Considered too dark red for supermarket shelves, this fabulous tasting variety is an excellent choice for the garden as it is easy to grow and very disease resistant. Very late ripening, cropping well into August when most other summer fruiting varieties have finished cropping.Buy Now
Strawberry Plants 'Fenella' (12 plants)
£16.50 inc. p&pStrawberry Plants 'Fenella' (12 plants)This new late summer strawberry is possibly the perfect variety! It offers an exciting combination of heavy yields, quality fruit and very good disease resistance. The large glossy berries have an excellent, distinctive sweet flavour and are mildly aromatic. In trials it has shown very good resistance to verticillium wilt and crown rot and the fruit can tolerate very heavy rain.Buy Now
Strawberry Plants 'Mara des Bois' (12 plants)
£17.50 inc. p&pStrawberry Plants 'Mara des Bois' (12 plants)This very special perpetual fruiting strawberry is the only variety to combine the aromatic flavour of the wild alpine strawberry with the fruit size and yield of the modern cultivars. When fully ripe, the medium sized berries are extremely fragrant and develop an intense flavour and aroma similar to the woodland strawberry. Highly sought after by top chefs, if you travel to France and visit the local markets you will see fruits of this wonderful variety on sale when in season. Resistant to powdery mildew.Buy Now
Pomegranate Tree 'Provence'
£31.95Pomegranate Tree 'Provence'This ancient French variety is very hardy (down to -20℃) and the fruits will normally ripen outdoors in the south of the UK. The tree/shrub bears the most attractive red flowers in June and the fruits ripen from November onwards. Pomegranate juice has a sweet-sharp taste and is full of antioxidants and the beautiful red ‘jewels’ are a tasty addition to salads.Buy Now
Pear Tree 'Merton Pride' (Pot Grown)
£39.95Pear Tree 'Merton Pride' (Pot Grown)One of the best English pears, raised in 1941 and noted for its superb eating quality. The large pale green fruits have a creamy-white fine textured flesh that is soft and very juicy with an excellent flavour.Buy Now
Blackberry Bush 'Loch Tay'
£16.50Blackberry Bush 'Loch Tay'This new blackberry variety is already very popular with commercial growers and is the preferred variety of the supermarkets, particularly Waitrose. It produces heavy crops of shiny black berries that are large (4.5-5g) and have an excellent flavour. The plant is compact and the canes are thornless and easy to train. Plant 1.8m (6ft) apart.Buy Now