Plum, Damson European (Prunus X `Damson` European Plum), 5 gal.

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Legendary for its productivity, this European Plum is a vigorous grower and bloomer as it covers itself with a cloud of white bloom in spring. 

Tree Features:  

   Bloom Color: White
   Bloom Time: early Spring
   Mature Height: 15-18 ft
   Mature Spread: 15-18 ft
   Harvest: Small fruit in August & September
   Zone: 5-7

   Pollination: Self-pollination, but cross-pollination by a different variety of early Spring blooming European plum tree within 50 feet is key to its growth and success.
   Placement: Full Sun

          Nursery Stock Specifications:

               Pot Size: 5 gallon 
               Age: 3+ years old, fruiting

Fruit Profile:

   Color: Blue skin with a yellow flesh
   Texture: Firm & juicy
   Taste:  Sweet-tart, bitter flavor if picked too soon
   Cooking: Perfect for jams, canning and preserves 

Other notes:

  • Heavy producer
  • Supports bees
  • Profuse spring bloom


  • Feed twice a year with a slow release fertilizer. Fertilize in early spring before growth starts and late fall after the leaves have fallen and the ground isn't yet frozen. (5 minutes of work)
  • Prune in late winter to remove crossing branches and promote good airflow to encourage fruiting. (5-10 minutes of work) 

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