Overview:Categories: Deciduous, Fruit
Dwarf variety plum tree that can grow up to 20 feet in height, is adapted to a wide variety of soils and does have some cold hardiness, though does better if shelter provider from the harsh elements in our area.
Spring flowers followed by later fruit that is prized for jam, jellies and drying, it grows best when provided supplemental water during dry periods until established, at which time it has excellent drought tolerance.
Does need pollinator, so best to order two for initial plantings.
Features:Scientfic Name: Prunus 'Italian'
Growth Habit: Open
Growth Rate: Moderate
Max. Height (ft): 20
Max Width/Spread (ft): 15
Life Span: Moderate
Cold Hardiness: Fair
Drought Resistance: Excellent
Elevation Range: 7500
Soil Conditions: adapted to variety of soils
Wildlife Value: Fair
Wildlife Notes: Fruit provides food value for wildlife
Possible Insect Issues:
Possible Disease Issues:
It will re-open for ordering in Fall of 2019
*Notices of exact arrival dates will be sent to customers.
- Estimated arrival date for Trees for Conservation Seedling Tree Program Orders is May 22, 2020
- Estimated arrival date for Large Tree Program Orders is April 10, 2020
*Trees purchased through our programs cannot be resold, are intended for conservation efforts, and not for ornamental-only landscaping projects. We do not ship orders at this time. Other conditions may apply, dependent upon the program products you choose to purchase. For full details, visit our Tree Program, Shipping, Payment & Returns and Terms & Conditions pages for more information.