It seemed a good time to use a non productive Conference pear tree to keep some old Turkish pear varieties growing. I had 3 varieties of Turkish pears, Sheikh Serfettin, Ankara and Tacettin Usta to graft. The below are a … Continue reading
Plum (Prunus domestica)
It is hardy to zone 5. It is in flower in April, and the fruits ripen from Jul to November. The flowers are pollinated by Insects.The plant is self-fertile.
The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked, but varies considerably from cultivar to cultivar, with many soft and juicy with a delicious flavour ranging from very sweet to acid. The more acid fruits are usually only used for cooking purposes.
Requires a well-drained moisture retentive soil and a sheltered position.
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