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Sweet Treat Pluerry ™

$44.95

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.

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Latin Name: Prunus salicina x Prunus cerasifera
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Myrobalan 29C
Pollination Requirements: Needs another pluerry or late season Japanese Plum, sweet cherries might work as well.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 15-20 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet cherry and plum zing
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

Weight N/A
Shipping Season

Winter, Winter/Spring '23 Preorder

size

2 Gallon, Bare Root

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