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Where to buy a yellow skin plum tree?

I have several plum trees which are very successful, but my kids love the yellow skinned colour plums that are now in the local fruit shop.
Has anyone grown one in their garden? or do you know the best place to buy one.
I know there are yellow fleash plums but I am after a yellow skinned plum tree. I have looked at a few online shops and seen a 'yellow gage' but not sure if this would be exactly what I am after.
Any advice would be appreciated.


  • poppysarah
    poppysarah Posts: 11,522 Forumite
    Aldi had a yellowy one.

    My gran grew what we called egg plums that were yellow. They were so delicious!

    Not sure where to get one though.
    Did have a really good fruit tree link but can't find it now.
  • poppysarah
    poppysarah Posts: 11,522 Forumite
    Does the greengrocer know what they are called?
    If they are ripe now they are not being grown in the UK.
  • mrbadexample
    mrbadexample Posts: 10,805 Forumite
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    edited 4 March 2012 at 12:06AM
    This might help. :)
    If you lend someone a tenner and never see them again, it was probably worth it.
  • radiohelen
    radiohelen Posts: 373 Forumite
    Oooh sorry to hijack but there is an awesome yellow plum tree in the grounds of my husband's work. How would you propagate a plum from a tree? They grow suckers sometimes don't they. Can I just dig one up? (with permission of course!) Could I take a cutting in some way?
    Well behaved women rarely make history.
  • Sambucus_Nigra
    Sambucus_Nigra Posts: 8,669 Forumite
    Try Warwickshire Drooper. Lovely yellow Plum.

    The best way to propagate a plum from your husband's work is to get hold of a root stock [I buy the Aldi fruit trees for this] and graft on a scion taken from 1 yr old growth. If you took some to a nursery they would probably graft it for you for a small fee.
    If you haven't got it - please don't flaunt it. TIA.
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