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Plum Tree - Italian

Effortless Plum Tree with Versatile Fruit


Italian Plum Tree is a fruit-bearing tree that provides a harvest of versatile fruit of superior quality.  Plant one in a spot with good drainage and full sun (although it will tolerate some shade).   An Italian Plum would be adorable near your front door where you can enjoy it every time you walk by.


Your Italian Plum Tree features a spring bloom of lovely pink and white blossoms, but it of course most beloved for its August harvest of delectable, freestone plums.  In fact, Italian Plums are among the most popular you can buy and often dried as prunes. 


They’re incredibly versatile, being used in canning, cooking…and of course sumptuous right off the tree.  The flavor is a rich blend of sweetness with a lemon-tart edge that sets it apart from the common taste of other plums. 


Not only delicious and versatile, but also beautiful, Italian Plums are medium/large with a dramatic, purple/black skin and green-hued, yellow flesh.  When cooked, the juice transforms to a deep red that is a breathtaking addition to culinary dishes. 


Italian Plum Tree will grow up to 20 feet in height with a dense canopy.  It’s adaptable to a variety of soil conditions.  Italian Plum doesn’t need a pollinator to produce its delicious harvest, but will do better if a pollinator is close at hand.  It’s considered an easy tree to get established, and can be expected to bear fruit within only two years. 


For a plum with exceptional flavor and a multitude of uses, Italian Plum is the choice for you.  With very little effort, you can expect a heavy harvest of some of the most delicious plums you’ve ever tasted.  Try one today!


* Superior flavored fruit
* Versatile fruit
* Spring flowers
* Tolerant of wet springs
* Vigorous grower
* Some cold tolerance
* Freestone fruit
* Self fruitful
* Adaptive to a variety of soils

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Sweet fruit Review by Drew
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These plums are chewy and sweet.
Backyard Fruit Grower Review by Fruity
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I love plum's so I thought I should have some plum trees so I planted some a few years ago. they are no bearing and the Italian plum is my favorite. The tree produces so many large plums. I recommend!
Tasty fruit Review by John in PA
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IMO this Italian plum makes the best prunes available, and lots of them.

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  • •  #1 Container - Ranges from 2.26-3.73 quarts or 2.49-4.11 liters
  • •  #2 Container - Equal to 1.19-1.76 gallons or 5.246-7.770 liters
  • •  #3 Container - Equal to 2.32-2.76 gallons or 10.285-12.164 liters
  • •  #5 Container - Equal to 2.92-4.62 gallons or 12.86-20.36 liters
  • •  5.5" pot is 5 1/2" x 5" x 5" which is equal to 1.89 of a quart or 1.78 liters
  • •  4.5" pot is 4.5" round x 4" deep and equal to 1.31 pints or 619.8 milliliters
  • •  4" and 3.5" pots may measure 4"x 4"x3 1/2" which is equal to .87 of a quart or .82 of a liter in volume or 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" which is equal to .67 of a quart or .63 of a liter in volume.
   
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Plant Facts

Family Prunus
Mature Height Semi-Dwarf: 15 - 20 feet
Soil Widely Adaptable
Zones 5-9
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Characteristics Sweet
Bloom Period Early April
Pollinator Required None Required
Harvest Period August

Plum Tree - Italian.

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