A reliable producer of large, sweet, juicy plums, 'Brooks' bears white flowers in spring followed by plump red- or purple-skinned, white-dusted fruits. The delicious, yellow flesh is distinctively flavored, with just a hint of tartness. Ripening in early to midsummer, this is a great variety for drying and canning, and also delicious eaten straight from the tree.
Plums prefer full sun and fertile, well-drained soils. They require regular moisture to ensure good fruit production and to prevent...
The plump, oval, purple-blue fruits of 'Early Italian' ripen approximately two weeks earlier than those of ‘Italian Prune’, the standard prune-plum variety. The yellow-green flesh turns an appealing dark red when cooked. These plums are ideal for canning and drying, and also delicious when eaten straight from the tree.
Plums prefer full sun and fertile, well-drained soils. They require regular moisture to ensure good fruit production and to prevent cracking of skin. Prune in winter to remove...
The standard variety used for commercial prune production, ‘Italian Prune’ forms a medium-sized tree with upright branches. Attractive white flowers in spring are followed by an abundant crop of sweet, oval, purple-blue fruits which hang from the branches in large clusters. These delicious plums are also ideal for cooking, canning, freezing and preserves.
Plums prefer full sun and fertile, well-drained soils. They require regular moisture to ensure good fruit production and to prevent cracking...
This is a very old American variety once considered the best of all dessert plums. Sadly it proved too tender for commercial growers so it fell out of favor except in home orchards. This tree is grouped with the European plums, native to western Asia, then came to America with colonists. Jefferson was bred in New York in 1825. It is easily grown over most of America, producing a medium deciduous tree with upright branching and small green leaves.
Jefferson is not self-fruitful and requires...
An ideal variety for the home and market gardener, ‘Seneca’ produces unusually large fruit which are of outstanding eating quality. This medium-sized tree yields a generous, midsummer crop of warm, ruby-red plums with succulent, very juicy yellow flesh. Although not the best for processing, they are almost unbeatable for fresh eating. The fruits are preceded by an attractive spring display of white flowers.
Plums prefer full sun and fertile, well-drained soils. They require regular moisture...
Consistently heavy production has made ‘Stanley’ one of the most popular plums for canning, drying and fresh eating. Developed in New York at the Geneva Agricultural Station, this variety is well-suited to the growing conditions of the northeastern United States, and an ideal choice for the home and market gardener. It forms a medium-sized tree laden with white flowers in spring. These give way to a generous, early summer crop of large, purple-blue fruit with deliciously sweet, yellow flesh.