Edible landscaping is all the rage right now. People across the United States want to provide for their families and Plum trees are reliable producers of healthy fruit.
Of course, homeowners also want attractive trees that offer several seasons of interest. Why not have it all with a Hollywood Plum tree (Prunus x 'Hollywood')? The delicious, blood-red fruit is sweet and juicy.
An abundant, beautiful spring blossom display features pink buds that open and age into white blooms. The showy flowers just cover the tree in early spring. Enjoy the fragrant scent!
Dark purple foliage emerges and remains burnished all through the growing season. Even the delicious fruit has a deep, ruby-red skin. They'll look like jewels hanging through the canopy.
The color runs through the entire fruit. Get your daily dose of healthy antioxidants with this highly pigmented fruit.
Japanese Plums are nicknamed the Cherry Plum, these medium-sized plums are much sweeter than other varieties. Hollywood produces an abundant fruit set, especially when planted with a pollinator like Howard's Miracle Plum.
Add this star to your garden this season. Order Hollywood Plum now!
These upright trees are beautiful "edible ornamentals." You can add them to your front yard or patio landscaping as a fantastic specimen in a mulched bed.
Add them to a hedge row with other Japanese Plums to create a bounty for you and your family. Eat these sweet treats right from your tree.
For high density planting, use a 5 - 10 feet on center planting pattern. Measure from the trunk of one to the trunk of the next. Look for our blogs and videos on summer pruning for size control!
Hollywood ripens early, and hangs for a long time on the tree. How nice to enjoy such a convenient harvest!
This is a good variety for canning. You'll love recapturing the taste of summer, even as the snow flies in winter. Try your hand at making flavorful jellies, too.
Plum trees require full sun with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. They also prefer well-drained soil that has been amended with compost.
Elevate your planting if you have poorly drained soil. Bring in additional soil 12 to 18 inches above the soil line by three feet wide. Plant in that mound, or add side walls to create a border on a raised bed.
While young, give the tree an even amount of moderate water. Once it's established in your soil, it is largely drought tolerant. Mulch your tree to 3 to 4 inches deep to 3 feet outside of the canopy.
Plums should be pruned in a vase shape. Pick three main scaffold limbs to encourage a full, upright shape. If you want to keep this tree smaller, summer prune ? of the season's growth during the growing season.
This lovely fruit tree is in high demand. Order your Hollywood Plum tree right now if you see it in stock on our site!
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.
|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|
|#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 x 'Hollywood'|
|Mature Height||10 - 15 feet|
|Mature Spread||10 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Fall Color||Burgundy / Purple|
|Fruiting Time||Early Season|