PLUM TREES, Prunus domestica
ROOTSTOCK: All grafted onto Marianna 2426. Widely adapted, good resistance to root rot and nematodes. Makes a large semi-dwarf tree.
POLLINATION: All the listed plum varieties will cross-pollinate each other or are self-fruitful if noted.
Green Gage: A very popular old fashioned European plum that grows well over a wide range of climates. It is a greenish-yellow, very sweet and juicy plum with meaty candy like flesh. Self-fruitful.
Harris: A prolific, reliable Italian prune plum discovered in Jefferson County. Dark purple skin, very sweet flesh.
Seneca: Large European purple plum with sweet yellow flesh. Great for drying and fresh eating. Freestone, resists cracking.
Sprite: Japanese plum x cherry-plum that produces medium-sized round freestone fruit. These plums have a beautiful purple black skin and yellow flesh. Very sweet flavor with no tartness! Ripe fruit holds on tree 3-4 weeks.
Sunshine Daydream: Discovered by Dr. Alan Kapuler of Peace Seeds in the Willamette Valley, this Japanese American plum makes for a beautiful tree with red-bronze foliage and deep red fruit, inside and out. Thought to be a cross between a local wild plum and a Santa Rosa plum.
Wildlife Hedge Plum: Seedling plums, with bushy growth habit, perfect for wildlife plantings, hedgerows, and windbreaks. $10.00 each.