A small and sour plum, the bullace is not a small-garden fruit; though the produce of a bush tree, standard or half-standard would be welcomed by any knowledgeable cook – for mixing with apple to make jam, and for making tarts and wine.
A good variety is Langley. It has the advantage of being self-fertile – that is, its own pollen is sufficient to secure a good set of fruit – and it ripens in
November. Bullaces are always improved, as to flavour, by a touch of frost. Planting and other details are as given under