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Sweet Treat Pluerry ™

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Sweet Treat Pluerry ™ is the first of its kind, the Pluerry ™: a new fruit type from the genius of Floyd Zaiger.

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Sweet Treat Pluerry ™

Sweet Treat Pluerry ™  is the first of its kind, the Pluerry ™: a new fruit type from the genius of Floyd Zaiger. This taste-test favorite is a complex interspecific hybrid, predominantly of plum and cherry, combining the sweetness of a cherry with that summer fresh plum zing. Much larger than a cherry, this precocious and prolific variety will hang on the tree for over a month, and the colorful fruit make Sweet Treat a true ornamental.

Latin Name: Prunus salicina x Prunus cerasifera
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: A semi-dwarf rootstock for Plums and other stone fruits, Myrobalan 29C  produces trees 12′-18′ in height or less.
Pollination Requirements: Sweet Treat Pluerry needs a pluot or late season Japanese Plum
Hardiness: Plums are hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 12-18 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Late March
Ripening Time: July-August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our plums are occasionally bothered by aphids. 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

Weight N/A
Shipping Season

Summer

size

Bare Root

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