Grandpa's Choice™ Varieties
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Mount Royal Plum

Mount Royal Plum

Mount Royal Plum (European)

Prunus domestica 'Mount Royal'

Mount Royal is very hardy bluish-black freestone plum. It is meaty, tender, sweet and juicy. It is good for all uses, including drying as prunes. It ripens in mid-season in late August. One of the best and hardiest plums for the backyard.

Mount Royal Plum (European) Pricing

Item # Description Price
3087 Mt. Royal Plum - OUT OF STOCK FOR THE SEASON $0.00 Add Add to Cart


10-14 Feet



10-14 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8


Prunus domestica 'Mount Royal'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Mount Royal is a vigorous and productive tree. It is a good pollinator for other european plums.


A Little History about Mount Royal Plum (European)

Mount Royal was discovered by W.W. Dunlop in Quebec, Canada in 1913. Its parentage is unknown.

Prunus domestica 'Mount Royal' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Somewhat self-fertile
Excellent pollinizer
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Very productive
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Very hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Cooking or baking
Good for drying
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality