Plum Coloniform blue
Prunus Age of seedlings: 2 years. Open root system.
Column-shaped variety of medium ripening
Column-shaped plum is not bred by selection. This type of plum appeared due to a mutation, which was subsequently successfully fixed and propagated. Differs in high yield and unusual crown. Productivity: high, 10-12 kg from an adult tree. It increases during the first 6-7 years after planting, then 7-10 years remains at the maximum level.
Tree shape. An adult plum has an underdeveloped crown, it is a low-growing variety, it grows no more than 1.5-2 meters. Fruit. Begins to bear fruit 1-2 years after planting. The fruits are large, weighing up to 40 g, the stone is half separated from the pulp, broadly conical with a funnel at the stalk. Fruit color is red-purple. The pulp is pink, firm, juicy. Ripening period: mid-August, fruits stay on the branches for a long time. Taste: harmonious, sweet and sour.
The variety is self-fertile and needs pollinators. Top pollinators: Stanley, Bluefree.
Location and landing. It is better to plant a columnar plum in loose, fertile soil, without stagnant moisture: loamy, forest or black earth. The columnar plum needs a support to prevent the tree from breaking under the weight of the fruit. Plum is thermophilic, so that the soil warms up well, a gentle slope of the south or south-west direction will be a good place to grow it. The optimal time for planting is early spring. When planting in the fall, the seedling must be dug in with earth so that it is not damaged by frost. Winter hardiness: high, however, young seedlings (especially their tops) must be insulated for the winter. Disease resistance: medium.
Features of a columnar plum: it is distinguished by its yield, large fruits and compactness of the crown. The variety is self-fertile; pollinators are needed for fruiting.
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