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Prunus salicina 'Byrongold'

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Description

This vigorous plum tree variety produces great quality of fruit. It has some problems with leaf scald. It also has a chilling requirement of 450 units. It is recommended to have two cultivars planted to ensure better fruiting. 

Form: Irregular

 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous#edible#fruit tree
Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous#edible#fruit tree
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Prunus
    Species:
    salicina
    Edibility:
    This cultivar produces round fruit with yellow skin and flesh. Red blush will occur on the skin during later mature period. Ripens from late June to early July. The fruit is firm with high quality.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    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:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    This cultivar produces round fruit with yellow skin and flesh. Red blush will occur on the skin during later mature period. Ripens from late June to early July. The fruit is firm with high quality.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    White fragrant flowers bloom in early spring.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The elliptic green leaves have fine tooth on the margin
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No