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Noberte damson trees

(Nobertier, Norbert)
Prunus domestica
Noberte is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

Noberte is a traditional culinary plum, thought to originate from the Ardennes region. It has a sharp flavour which becomes rich and tangy when cooked. It is ideal for jams, preserves, and plum tarts.

The attractive dark-blue plums are small in size but borne in abundance. The flesh is a yellow/green, and the stone clings to the flesh.

Noberte shares many characteristics with the damson-style plums found in England and can be used for similar purposes.

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Noberte organic damson trees for sale

  • 1Maidentree on St. Julien A rootstock 19.45€
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years) Bare-root
  • 2Maidentree on Myrobalan rootstock 19.45€
    Very large tree (5m-6m+ after 10 years) Bare-root
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Noberte characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climatesWarm climates
  • Picking periodlate August
  • Picking seasonLate
  • Season of use1-3 days
  • CroppingGood
  • Food usesCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Country of originBelgiumFrance
  • Flesh colourLight green
  • Fruit colourBlue - dark
  • Fruit sizeSmall

Similar varieties

  • Farleigh
    Farleigh is a cold-hardy heavy-cropping traditional English damson.
  • Madeleine
    Another damson-style plum.
  • Shropshire Prune
    The definitive English damson, Shropshire Prune has the rich astringent flavour typical of damsons.