Plum

Plum 'Czar'

Plum - Plum  'Czar'

Common Name: Plum
Genus: Plum
Cultivar: 'Czar'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Slow growing
Features: Edible fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 4.00 m (400 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained



  • Ultimate size on St Julien rootstock: 4 x 4m (13x13ft)
  • Other features: a popular culinary plum with dark purple fruit (early August)

    One of the most popular culinary varieties available. White flowers are produced in spring followed by a heavy crop of juicy dark purple fruit with yellowish-green flesh. If the fruit is left on the tree to fully ripen they can also be used as a dessert plum. It is a reliable variety with good frost resistance, is self-fertile and is easy to grow.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf and bacterial canker


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