Blue European Plum Seedling
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Species: Prunus domestica
History: These seedlings are grown from Italian Prune type plums from the Niagara area.
Why We Grow It: Since plums tend to stay true to type more than apples, these seedlings will likely bear a strong resemblance to Italian plums, relatively large blue plums with yellow flesh that are great for a variety of uses. If you prefer the certainty of named varieties, these seedlings would also be good for feeding wildlife or planting along fence lines.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5
Soil Preference: Sandy loam and loam, like plenty or organic material. Prefers average to moist conditions with well-drained soils, avoid planting anywhere that floods for more than two weeks in the spring.
Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)
Pollination: May require a pollinator of a different European plum variety or seedling that blooms around the same time
Flowering Time: Unknown, likely middle or late
Bloom Colour: White
Ripens: Likely late September
Storage: Keeps a few weeks in the fridge
Recommended Use: Fresh eating, drying, canning, baking, feeding wildlife, fence line tree
Height Above the Soil: 30cm+