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Plum 'German Prune'

More About 'German Prune'

  • Prunus domestica 'German Prune'
  • Large-sized, oval-shaped, dark purple fruit
  • Flesh is sweet and juicy
  • Good for drying or preserving
  • A hardy cultivar
  • Ripens: Late August

Interesting Notes:

'German Prune' is a European plum. European plums are self-pollinating, however, fruit size and quantity improve with cross-pollination from another European or some, but not all, hybrid plums.

Zone:

4

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m
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German Prune Plum Growing and Maintenance Tips

  Plums grow best in a moist, well-drained loam or clay soil, in full sun. Early, spring flowers are very showy adding to its visual appeal.


'German Prune' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green