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Greengage Plum - Matured and Grafted Plant

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Greengage Plum (Prunus domestica)

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A well established and finest the Queen of Plums - The greengages are a group of cultivars of the common European plum. The first true greengage came from a green-fruited wild plum which originated in Iran. Greengages are grown in temperate areas and are known for the rich, confectionery flavour. They are considered to be among the finest dessert plums

Greengage plums have a sweet, honeyed, and syrup-like flesh combined with acidity, creating a balanced and pleasant flavor composed of dried apricot, ripe mango, and citrus marmalade nuances.

The Greengage plum is self-sterile, but needs a pollinator to set a crop. Plums, greengages and damsons are all Prunus domestica trees, and therefore they can all cross-fertilize, as long as they are compatible in terms of flowering time.

The plant will grow up to 2m tall and can easily be pruned down.  Note: this is a matured plants and not a new grafted plant.

Plant Care  

Light

Partial to full direct sunlight.

Water

Plenty of water around summer, less during winter. Never let the soil dry out or the root to soak in water.

Soil

A well-draining, rich organic soil. Best to add some sand to the potting mix if you plan grow in a bag or pot.

Fertilizer

To enjoy this tree to the fullest, you’ll need to add fertilizer, especially if growing in a container. Feed them like you would to any other stone fruit plant.

Wind

Keep away from strong wind. Young or small plants will require a wind break. Stake the plant to give support against wind

Frost

Frost tender when young, provide shade or cloth cover during winter

Fruiting

1-2 years for grafted and cutting grown. 6+ years from seedlings

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