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Methley Plum

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SUPREME trees ship 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk. EZ Start® trees ship 1-2' tall in a 4x4x10" pot. SELECT EZ Start® trees ship 3-4' tall in a 4x4x10" pot. Professionally pruned for FREE!

Description

This tree looks great year-round. In summer, this variety yields sweet, purple-red plums; in spring, it offers white, fragrant flowers; and in fall and winter, the tree offers structural interest and a great place to hang holiday lights. A heavy bearer, Methley grows clusters of plums all throughout the tree. Vigorous and disease-resistant to fungal diseases like rust. A superb pollinator for other Japanese plum trees. Heat-tolerant. Clingstone. Ripens in mid July. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Mid July
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Juicy And Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 3 - 6
Zone Range 5 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Shipped Size

SUPREME trees ship 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk. EZ Start® trees ship 1-2' tall in a 4x4x10" pot. SELECT EZ Start® trees ship 3-4' tall in a 4x4x10" pot. Professionally pruned for FREE!

Mature Size

The mature size of this variety depends on the version you choose to plant:
Standard 18-20' Tall X 18-20' Wide
Dwarf 8-10' Tall X 8-10' Wide

Recommended Spacing

The space needed for this variety to grow depends on the size you plant:
Standard 18-20'
Dwarf 8-10'

Pollination Requirements

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow plum trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

Estimated Delivery Date

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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