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Plum 'Angeleno'

Prunus domestica 'Angeleno'

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Plums are medium sized deciduous trees. For best results always ask a local nursery for advice on choosing the best rootstock for your conditions. Angeleno trees need cross pollination, used one of the following: Santa Rosa, Songold or Laetitia. Angeleno plums are the trade name of the cutivar 'Suplum6' and is black with yellow flesh.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Trees are in full bloom during the first weeks of September. Plums are harvested in early to mid February.

Propagation

Cuttings
Plums are commercially propagated by budding the desired cultivar on a rootstock.

Special features

Hedge plant
Plums make beautiful hedges and can be espaliered to form pretty shapes and patterns.

Geography

Origin
USA 1995
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Edible
Fruit is used fresh, juiced and preserved. Plums can also be used in cooking and baking. Plum blossom make an excellent tea.

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Mild

Problems

Slugs and snails love new growth. Weevils or snout beetles will nibble little holes in the leaves and can also damage fruit - specially when the fruit is still young. The most common damaging pests are: red scale, thrips, codling moth, banded fruit weevil, American boll worm and fruitflies.

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