Peggy Clarke Flowering Plum Tree
Latin Name: Prunus mume
Site and Soil: Japanese Flowering Plum likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Partially self-fertile. Plant with another Prunus mume variety for best crops.
Hardiness: Japanese Flowering Plum is hardy to minus 10°F. or below.
Bearing Age: 3-5 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-15 ft. in height
Bloom Time: February – March
Ripening Time: August
Yield: 30+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: We have not observed any significant pest or disease problems on Japanese Flowering Plum.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: 3-9, 12-22
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34, 39