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Mount Royal Plum Tree

$125.00

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Self-Pollinating

Begins shipping
early September

Self-Pollinating

Cold-hardy!

This cold-hardy heirloom European plum traces its origins to Canada. Distinguishing itself from the typical oval shape of most prune plums, this tree yields an abundance of small to medium-sized round prune plums. Ripens in August. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom ColorWhite
Fruit ColorBlue
Fruit SizeMedium
Ripens/HarvestAugust
Soil CompositionLoamy
TasteSweet
TextureJuicy
Soil pH Level6-7
Soil MoistureWell Drained
Shade LevelFull Sun
Years to Bear3-6
Hardiness Zone Range4-8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

Standard  5.5 – 6 m tall x 5.5 – 6 m wide (18 – 20′ tall x (18 – 20′ wide)

Recommended Spacing

Standard 5.5 – 6 m (18 – 20′)

Ship Height

Standard, Bare-root Ships 0.9 – 1.2 m tall (3-4′ tall) with a 9.5 mm (3/8″) trunk.
Standard Supreme, Bare-root Ships 1 – 1.5 m tall (4 – 5′ tall) and/or with a 15.5 mm (5/8″) trunk.
SUPREME XL Standard, 9x9x12″ Pot Ships 1 – 1.5 m tall (4 – 5′ tall) in a 23x23x30.5 cm (9x9x12″) pot.

Pollination

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You’ll get fruit with only one plant!

How do I find my Hardiness Zone?

Canada’s Plant Hardiness Zones will tell you which plants will do well in your particular climate. Each zone is determined by the lowest average winter temperature recorded in a given area. Hardiness Zone information is included on all tree and plant product pages, so you know instantly whether a certain plant is likely to succeed where you live. Natural Resources Canada provides helpful options to find your zone:

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