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Stark® Custom Graft® 2-N-1 Plum

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Item #3001, Semi-Dwarf. Ships 1' 6" - 3' tall with advanced root system in a 4x4x10" EZ Start® pot. Professionally pruned for FREE!
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Description

Enjoy two perfect plums from one tree! Take pleasure in the striking visual contrast. This unique tree produces yellow Shiro plums (clingstone) in late July and ruby Redheart plums (semi-freestone) in August. A great conversation piece in your fruit garden. Heat-tolerant. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

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

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
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

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 12 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.

Recommended Pollinators

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

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

Every order comes with our promise of satisfaction. If you aren't completely satisfied with your order, let us know within one year for a free one-time replacement or refund.

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
I've had a 2 in 1 plum tree before and it did well.
Fred A on Oct 20, 2018
Built-in variety and will help pollinate my Santa Rosa Plum
Mike S on Oct 4, 2018
I've had a 2 in 1 plum tree before and it did well.
Fred A on Oct 20, 2018
I bought a custom grafted 3 in 1 plum from Miller before Stark bought them out for my niece she loved it but she just moved and I hope this tree will be just as nice
WILLIAM H on Oct 12, 2018
Built-in variety and will help pollinate my Santa Rosa Plum
Mike S on Oct 4, 2018
2 different plums, size and suitable for growing area. Enjoy this fruit
Jane M on Oct 2, 2018
looks cool
Fred H on Oct 2, 2018
We live in a tiny house, and are always looking for compact, self-pollinating varieties of fruit trees and the like that we can essentially live amongst. We waited and deliberated about this tree for some time, and decided that the mix of early & late fruits would be perfect for us, and at a great price!
Zachary K on Sep 5, 2018
Grafted variety trees like this provide multiple flavors in a smaller space.
Aubrey S on May 3, 2018
I like the idea of having two varieties on the same tree especially with limited yard space.
Guy W P on Sep 28, 2017
I bought a custom grafted 3 in 1 plum from Miller before Stark bought them out for my niece she loved it but she just moved and I hope this tree will be just as nice
WILLIAM H on Oct 12, 2018
2 different plums, size and suitable for growing area. Enjoy this fruit
Jane M on Oct 2, 2018
I planted the 2 in 1 plum 4 years ago. This last spring it was covered in plums that were destroyed by a late abnormally cold front for our area. It's fall now and It's covered in blossoms. Are these just the second variety getting ready or is this an anomaly?
Mary Alice C on Oct 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Your poor tree is just a little confused about the weather/fruiting cycle. Plum trees would normally not bloom anywhere near this late; it's just trying to "do its job." It will start over again next season. Please don't fertilize it now, as that will confuse the tree even further.
Will it affect the fruits if you prune the tree height to maybe 6' instead 8'?
Evone R on Apr 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Not at all. The fruits will remain full-sized, presuming they get the right amount of sunlight, rainfall/water and nutrients.
Does this tree espalier well?
CheddarMelt on Jun 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This is tree is STUNNING as an espalier specimen, with one color of plum on the right and another on the left. Your neighbors will be in awe. :-)
How should one prep the hole/plant site? Kaj B Canton, OH
Kaj B on May 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It just so happens that we have an excellent article entitled, "How to Dig a Perfect Planting Hole". Here is a link to the article: //www.starkbros.com/growing-guide/article/how-to-dig-a-perfect-planting-hole
What will cross pollinate with this variety?
Shari C on Apr 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Each of the varieties on this tree will pollinate the other, but if you want some "bonus" pollination, you can plant Methley or Burbank Elephant Heart nearby.
My tree mostly produces fruit on the bottom half. Should I trim the top or do something different?
Tami F on Dec 28, 2017

Customer Reviews

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2 in 1 plum is really only 1 plum
Yes, this small tree is hardy and fast growing. But Stark's grafting team completely missed the point of 2 in 1. I'm training in grafting trees and can spot the grafted joints. The tree arrived with the 1st graft being ~3 ins. of the trunk and the 2nd graft was the entire top of the tree. Needless to say, that 3 in. trunk section never sprouted a branch. With a call, Stark customer service quickly replaced it with a 2nd tree. But again, that tree arrived in the same graft condition. Thus, this tree will only provide 1 plum type, defeating the purpose of buying it over a single tree offer. Quite disappointing.
July 24, 2016
Disappointed
The tree I received only had one graft on it. I planted it anyways hoping it would be the Shiro but it never produced any foliage. I have planted dozens of trees in my life and have never before received one that failed to grow. It was in a container (not bare root) and was planted within hours of receipt so I have no explanation for the failure. It was a disappointing experience and I don't think I would buy another tree advertised as having multiple grafts.
May 16, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Response from Stark Bro's
Thank you for your feedback. I'm very sorry to hear about the trouble with your nursery stock. I have made a one-time exception for the out of warranty item and added a credit of $28.99 for the item and you can use the credit for any future order.
I hope this has been helpful and we look forward to planting and growing with you again.
August 23, 2016
Brenda H Staff
Excellent tree
This was my first tree purchase from Starks. I have since purchased two other trees. All came quickly and as described. All three trees have thrived and after just over a year, the grafted plum has more than tripled in size and is already producing fruit. Would definitely recommend.
May 16, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
doing great
Only had it one year but had to remove 67 plums from it. Don't want it committing suicide trying to produce fruit this soon.
Very healthy, growing great.
May 15, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Great tree
I bought this tree last year. It was a little fella when it arrived, but it had a good shape. It sprouted a few branches during its first summer, but it didn't grow a lot. This spring it started going wild. It's growing like a weed and it even got 6 or 7 flowers on it. I think it'll be producing a bit of fruit by next year. This is definitely a healthy tree and I'd recommend it for any back yard orchard
May 10, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
2n1 plum
the grafts took very well, and the tree is very healthy and vigorous. i am always very pleased with stark brothers products. I have a few trees from other nurseries, but they can't even compare to the stark brothers products.
May 19, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Fastest Growing Healthy Tree
This tree has grown twice as fast as any other fruit tree I have ever had!
I am totally impressed with this 2 in 1 plum
May 14, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Plum tree
The tree is doing great for it's first spring. It had over 100 blossoms and quite a few are maturing. I can't tell which part of the tree is which type of plum...so I'll just wait and see. Looking forward to my first crop of plums!
May 15, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
2 n 1 Plum
Also the second spring and good growth pattern, had blossoms in early spring. I covered all trees with cloth during frost times in the morning as the weather varied a lot here in NE Oklahoma.
May 10, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Fast growing and hardy
Love this tree. Moved it from CA to CO after being in the ground over a year. Still going strong.
May 19, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago