We Ship Our Bareroot Plants To Everyone Nationwide.
Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Add Fruiting Plum Trees to Your Garden
Many fruiting trees have dual purposes in a garden; Plum fruiting trees are dual-purpose plants. Plum fruiting trees have delightful dark-colored, gnarly bark that provides a dramatic backdrop against winter snow events. Fruiting plum trees can grow to about twenty feet in height and eight to ten feet in width, depending on climate, soil, and moisture. Plum trees grow well in Zones 2 to 8, although they require more frequent water to keep roots from drying out in drier zones.
Beauty and Functionality in Fruiting Plum Trees
In zones two through five, fruiting plum trees bloom as soon as temperatures are regularly above sixty degrees. Then, these trees produce a bountiful shower of pretty pink or white flowers.
As temperatures climb, petals fall, and tiny green buds of plum fruits begin to swell. It may take upto six to eight weeks until fruits are fully ripened. It is advisable to keep birds and squirrels from eating green buds before they have a chance to become deep garnet red or purple plum fruits. There are also variegated types in light orange and green.
Where to Plant Fruiting Plum Trees
For lovers of garden pavilions, plant fruiting plum trees in a large arc design; You should plant them with healthy roots in six inches of rich, well-drained soil with at least twelve inches of the trunk and healthy limbs.
Fruiting plum trees have thirsty roots that need at least ten feet of room between plants to spread beneath the soil. Plant fruiting plum trees at least ten feet apart in orchards and bowers.
Fruiting Plum Trees Bear Fruit
In late spring, the ethereal plum blossoms begin once the tree has acclimated to the soil, climate, and moisture. It will begin to bear fruit after about four to five years.