Plum Tree 'Methley'
'Methley' Plum
Plum Tree 'Methley'
Plum Tree 'Methley'
Plum Tree 'Methley'
Plum Tree 'Methley'

Plum Tree 'Methley'

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The Prunus Salicina - Methley plum is a cultivar of Japanese plum, Methley is a small, upright, spreading tree. ‘Methley’ produces mid-size reddish purple fruit, dark red flesh with a good mild flavor.

The Methley plum is self-fertile but should be planted in multiples to ensure a better crop. Has a chill hours (CU) requirement of 150–250. (Chill hours are the average hours of air temperature between 32° and 45° F in a typical winter season.)

Full sun

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

White / Pink flowers, fragrant

Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.

Additional features: Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Wildlife, Fragrant, Fall Color, and Self-pollinating

This Methley Plum comes in a 1 Gallon pot

Size: Mature size can reach up to 20'ft in height

Light: Full Sun (Full Sun is defined as exposure to more than 6 hours of continuous, direct sun per day.)

Hardiness Zone: Can tolerate zone 6 - 8. View Map

Characteristics: Fragrant pink and white blooms. Produces medium to large, round to conical clingstone fruit with purple-red skin. The juicy red flesh has a sweet, mild flavor--ideal for fresh eating and jelly. Yields ripe fruit typically from late May to early June, depending on location. Has a chill hours (CU) requirement of 150–250. (Chill hours are the average hours of air temperature between 32° and 45° F in a typical winter season.)

Growth Rate: Medium 13"-24" per year

Soil, Water, Fertilize: The Methley plum grows in a wide variety of soil types and has some tolerance for heavy and waterlogged soils. It prefers a well-drained, loamy, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline soil.

Allow 8'-12' of space for growth when planting

An annual application of slow release fertilizer will benefit the tree for structural growth and increase fruit yield.

Water thoroughly the first year of planting to establish a strong root system and during the fruiting period to avoid blossom drop.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 6 - 8

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Poor little tree looks like it had a rough trip (some wilted and drying out leaves) but I’m hopin...

Poor little tree looks like it had a rough trip (some wilted and drying out leaves) but I’m hoping once in the ground it starts to do better! It was well packaged.


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