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Prunus domestica 'Bluefire'

Common Name(s):
Bluefre European plum
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

European plum varieties are usually self-fruitful but planting different cultivars is recommended for better fruiting. It is susceptible to early spring frost damage.

Height:
10-20 ft.
Flower:
The white flower blooms in early or late spring.
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Well-drained, loamy soil.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright, vase-shaped
Edibility:
This Bluefre European plum has a purple-blue skin and yellow flesh. It is sweet and good for drying.
Width:
10-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
The green elliptic leaves have fine tooth on the margin.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 3004