How to grow Damson plum

Damson plum grow and care – tree of the genus Prunus also known as Prunus domestica ‘Damson’, Damson plum perennial deciduous plant, grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10a.

Flower color white with 5 petals the stamens are yellow.

Damson plum fruits

Fruit elliptic to round the peel color is purple sometimes with yellow and green, the inner fruit mostly yellow but can be green or purple

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How to grow Damson plum growing and care:

Chilling hours, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter need to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft in Damson plum?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches

Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
White flowers five petals

Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Damson plum fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, alcohol, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Scientific name:

Prunus domestica subsp. insititia

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