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Plum 'Italian Prune'    

Prunus domestica

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Belonging to the Prunus genus (Prunus domestica 'Italian Prune'), Italian Prune is a variety of Plum. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Persian indigo and   Traditional chartreuse. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green colour.

A yellow-skinned plum good for eating fresh and making jams. Commonly dried for prunes.

This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Be aware that Italian Prune Plum typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Italian Prune have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Italian Prune

Keep in mind when planting that Italian Prune is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Italian Prune from seed

Transplanting Italian Prune

As Italian Prune is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Italian Prune

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.

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