Flavor Train Peach Plum Tree
Hop aboard the Flavor Train with this amazing cross of a peach and a plum. The Flavor Train Peach Plum looks like a large plum but the peachy flavor overtones let you know it’s got some peach in it! Flavor Train Peach Plums are some of the most coveted fruits here at the nursery! Fruit is large and round with brownish red skin and yellow flesh. If you can restrain yourself from eating all of them fresh they also make excellent preserves. Plant another plum for cross pollination. Choo choo! This train is bound for flavor town!
Latin Name: Prunus x domestica
Site and Soil: Plums like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: A Dwarf rootstock for Plums and other stone fruits it produces trees 8′-10′ in height or less.
Pollination Requirements: Plant with another plum for cross pollination
Hardiness: Peach Plum is hardy to minus 10° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Late March
Ripening Time: August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our plums are not bothered by pests. Bacterial Canker can occasionally damage trunks or branches. Symptoms of this disease are exudations of amber-colored sap. Spraying lime-sulfur or copper in the fall and early spring can help control Bacterial Canker.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: 2-12, 14-18
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not stated