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Prunus domestica 'Stanley'

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PROO-nus doh-MESS-tik-a
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
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Description

Stanley European plum is a prune-type plum tree. The sugar content is high and suitable for canning or drying. It is self-fruitful but planting two different cultivars is recommended. It is less hardy than some cultivars like Mount Royal. The mature size of the tree depends on the version you choose, standard or dwarf.

Height: 18-20 ft. or 8-10 ft.        Width: 18-20 ft. or 8-10 ft.

Form: Upright, vase-shaped

 

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#deciduous#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
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#deciduous#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Prunus
    Species:
    domestica
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Edibility:
    The medium sized fruit has a blue skin and pale yellow flesh. The fruit is sweet and juicy. The high sugar content makes it a great choice for canning and drying. Ripens in early September.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 18 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 18 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Vase
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    The medium sized fruit has a blue skin and pale yellow flesh.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    The white blossom is a good ornamental feature.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The green elliptic leaves have fine tooth on the margin.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Stems, leaves, seeds contain cyanide, particularly toxic in the process of wilting: brick red mucous membranes, dilated pupils, difficulty breathing, panting, shock.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Cyanogenic glycosides
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Leaves
    Seeds
    Stems