Growing Conditions For Plums: How To Take Care Of Plum Trees | The Homestead Survival.

Growing Conditions For Plums: How To Take Care Of Plum Trees | The Homestead Survival.

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Pruning Standard, & Bush Plum Trees. To avoid the risk of Silver Leaf Disease, always prune plum trees when they are growing strongly. Mid-June is a good time. The pruning of standard, half-standard, & bush plum trees is the same, with the exception of the height at which the main stem is pruned to encourage the formation of branches. The maiden tree main stem should be pruned in June to 3 ft. above soil level for a bush tree, to 4 ft. for a half-standard, & to 6 ft. for a full-standard…

Pruning Standard, & Bush Plum Trees. To avoid the risk of Silver Leaf Disease, always prune plum trees when they are growing strongly. Mid-June is a good time. The pruning of standard, half-standard, & bush plum trees is the same, with the exception of the height at which the main stem is pruned to encourage the formation of branches. The maiden tree main stem should be pruned in June to 3 ft. above soil level for a bush tree, to 4 ft. for a half-standard, & to 6 ft. for a full-standard…

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Plum 'Victoria' - A reliable, self-fertile plum which produces a heavy crop of large, pale red fruit with golden-yellow flesh, which can be used for cooking, canning, bottling or just eating fresh.

Plum 'Victoria' - A reliable, self-fertile plum which produces a heavy crop of large, pale red fruit with golden-yellow flesh, which can be used for cooking, canning, bottling or just eating fresh.

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Growing Conditions For Plums: How To Take Care Of Plum Trees | The Homestead Survival
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Purple Leaf Plum Tree (fruitless!) next to the gingkos, because I love the color combination when the gingkos turn yellow

Purple Leaf Plum Tree (fruitless!) next to the gingkos, because I love the color combination when the gingkos turn yellow

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It is possible to grow a plum tree from the seed of a plum you just ate. However, unless you are eating the fruit from a wild plum or other true plum, the chances of the tree producing the same kind of fruit are slim. This is because most plums come from grafted trees. Save several plum seeds from the fruit after you've eaten them, because not all...

It is possible to grow a plum tree from the seed of a plum you just ate. However, unless you are eating the fruit from a wild plum or other true plum, the chances of the tree producing the same kind of fruit are slim. This is because most plums come from grafted trees. Save several plum seeds from the fruit after you've eaten them, because not all...

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