Seneca Plum is a yellow, free-stone fleshed fruit with blueish red skin. Used fresh or preserved, this is a crack and brown rot resistant plum. Upright, vigorous, and productive fruit tree requiring pollination with other European plums.
Latin Name: Italian Prune x Prinlew
Site and Soil: Plums like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: A semi-dwarf rootstock for Plums and other stone fruits, Marianna produces trees 10′-12′ in height or less.
Pollination Requirements: Seneca Plum requires another European variety for cross-pollination.
Hardiness: hardy to -25° F.
Bearing Age: 3-6 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: September
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