Plum Parfait Plumcot
Plum Parfait Plumcot is a interspecific hybrid of plum and apricot that has a very unique blend of flavors of both parents. Fruits have a pinkish orange skin with crimson and amber marbled freestone flesh. Blooms are very early so not recommended for areas with areas with late frosts. Trees are small and compact.
Latin Name: Prunus salicina x Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Lovell
Pollination Requirements: Plum Parfait Plumcot is self-fertile
Hardiness: Plums are hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-15 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Early March
Ripening Time: Early June
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: 4-9
Sunset Western Zone: 2-12, 14-18
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not stated