Brookred Plum Tree

Prunus nigra x salicina Brookred

Family :
Rosaceae
Origin :
Horticultural
Hardiness Zone :
3a
Light requirement :
Full sun
Height at maturity :
5m
Spread at maturity :
4m
Crown shape :
Irregular
Fertility :
Self-sterile: It is necessary to plant another variety of Prunus nigra or americana nearby for fruit production.
Spacing requirement from power lines :
None
Growth rate :
Average
Special comments :
Install a rodent guard in the fall; Water well when planting and regularly during periods of drought during the first years.

LEAVES

Leaves oval, shiny, glabrous, somewhat rough, pointed at the end, serrated and dark green.

 

FLOWERS

Flowers of a greenish white;
Usually grouped in pairs.

FRUITS

Fruiting at the end of July;
Light red fruits with yellow flesh, tangy;
Excellent in pies and freezes well.

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