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Superior Plum Tree

Often Bears the First Year!

Fast-growing clingstone bears red-blushed crimson fruits bursting with super-sweet yellow flesh. Ripens mid to late Aug. Hardy Japanese-American hybrid. We suggest Alderman or wild plums as a pollinator.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Why buy a Standard Deluxe or Li'l Big Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula and a premium tree guard to protect the trunk for gnawing pests, weed trimmers and mowers. Li'l-BIG™ Deluxe fruit trees also include our innovative tree support, recommended for all Li'l-BIG trees.

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  • 08443
  • Standard 2-4 ft.
  • $39.99
  • 62650
  • Standard Deluxe
  • $47.99
  • 62652
  • Reachables® 2'-4'
  • $49.99
  • 62653
  • Reachables® Deluxe
  • $57.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Superior'
  • Depth: Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Kaga, Alderman or wild plums.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Zone: 4 - 8 (-20° F.)
  • Form: Deciduous, upright.
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Plum trees adapt to most soil types, as long as they are well-drained. They will not grow in wet soil. They do best in a slightly acidic, (pH 6.3-6.8) clay loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: Prune European plum trees as you would apple trees. Prune hybrid plum trees like peach trees. Prune Japanese plums just like you would prune hybrid plums. The best time to prune plums is early Spring or early Summer during a dry day. Never prune in Winter (to avoid silver leaf disease).
  • Comments: Quick-growing clingstone! Rosy, red-blushed, crimson fruits are bursting with super-sweet yellow flesh. Rich full-bodied flavor, delicious for fresh eating. One of the first to ripen. Ripens mid to late August.

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