Brookred Plum

Brookred Plum

Prunus salicina 'Brookred'

$89.00

A late season, prairie hardy selection with fragrant white flowers in spring and tasty dark red round fruit ready for picking in late summer. Dark green foliage stays throughout the season turning yellow in the fall. Fruit can be 4 cm in diameter and are often used for eating, cooking and canning.

TYPE Deciduous Tree SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 13 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 12 ft FLOWER Early Spring, White
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Prunus salicina 'Brookred'
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Size:

Small size tree

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a medium canopy

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Pollination:

Requires a different selection of same species in order to produce fruit

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Power Lines:

A suitable tree to plant under power lines

Disease/Problems:

Messy; Can be prone to disease

Ornamental Features:

Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average to moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Most maintenance is in the fall

Pruning:

Best pruned in early spring to mid summer to avoid infection. Thinning is important to prevent branch breakage from heavy fruit.

Additional information

Pot Size

#5 Pot

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