Plum, 'Mirabelle'

Plum, 'Mirabelle'

$ 30.00

Prunus domestica

Variety description: An heirloom cultivar from the Lorraine region of France. The fruit is used for baking and preserves, as well as for making plum brandy. It is also eaten fresh. 

Small round yellow fruit with yellow red dots. The flesh is smooth, sweet and juicy. 

Site requirements: Full sun location. Plums will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.0-7.0 is required.

Size at maturity: 12-15'.

Pests and diseases: Susceptible to Cytospora canker. Beware plum curculio. 

Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.

Plant size: 1 year old grafted tree, 2-3' with strong central leader. Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.

When we ship: Available for FALL 2017 shipping.

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