Ever eaten a Pluot? If you haven't, you've missed one of the great taste sensations in all of fruitdom. Try this to get your mouth watering - imagine biting into a juicy Japanese Plum fresh from the tree. Now imagine biting into a soft, sweet apricot at the same time. Let those tastes mix in your imagination for a moment. Now hit the order button, because that amazing taste is a reality when you plant a Flavor Grenade Pluot (Prunus domestica x prunus armeniaca 'Flavor Grenade').
Like a delicious mixed juice, these little flavor bombs explode with sweetness with your first bite. Beautiful red-blushed fruit is crisp and firm on the inside. They are super-juicy and will hang ripe on the tree for over a month.
Flavor Grenade Pluots Because these fruits are a marriage of a Plum and an Apricot, the sugar content of both is magnified in the Pluot. This makes Flavor Grenade incomparably sweet and uniquely delightful! Flavor Grenade needs a pollinator so plant it with the Splash Pluot tree, or plant with a Japanese Plum like the Beauty Plum.
The clouds of white blossoms will call tons of pollinators to your garden and make this a delightful tree to have in your front yard landscaping! Especially when it is dripping in those gorgeous fruits! These columnar trees can reach a hefty 15-20 feet in height when not pruned, but only take up a scant 1-2 feet in width! Prune shorter yet for container and planter gardening!
Flavor Grenade Pluot Trees readily tuck into any existing landscape or established orchard with ease! Its counterpart interspecific Pluot the Splash, also easily tucks into any space, making it ideal for edible gardening and small space landscaping!
Fruit trees need full sun for the most blooms and therefore the most fruit. Plant in a location that’s well enriched and well-drained, and provide regular water and fertilizer throughout the growing season. Head over to read more on Fruit Tree Care in our Garden Blog where more Fruit Tree Planting and other Success Tips can be found!
Order a Flavor Grenade Pluot Tree and its pollinator at NatureHills.com today and enjoy larger crops each year of this amazingly sweet fruit. You - and your taste buds - will be glad you did!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Prunus domestica x prunus armeniaca 'Flavor Grenade'|
|Mature Height||15 - 20 feet|
|Mature Spread||1 - 2 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 years|
|Pruning Time||Late Winter|