Information About Plum Trees

Plums are great for growing in the home garden. But while plum trees are a nice addition to the landscape, without proper plum tree care they can quickly become more of a drawback than an asset. Problems with plum trees happen and knowing how to handle them is half the battle. Keep reading for more information on how to grow a plum tree in your garden.

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Newport Plum Care: Tips For Growing Newport Plum Trees

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Newport plum is native to Asia but many cooler to temperate regions of North America are suitable for growing Newport plum. What is a Newport plum? Click this article for a description and cultural tips on this pretty tree and see if it?s right for you.

What Is A Green Gage Plum – How To Grow A Green Gage Plum Tree

By Amy Grant

The one plum you will likely not find for sale comes from Green Gage plum trees. What is a Green Gage plum and how do you grow a Green Gage plum tree? Click here to find out about growing Green Gage plums and Green Gage plum care.

Purple Leaf Plum Care – How To Grow A Purple Leaf Plum Tree

By Teo Spengler

Purple leaf plum trees are delightful additions to your home orchard. This little tree offers blossoms and fruit in cool to moderate climates. What is a purple leaf plum tree? If you want more information on these trees and tips on how to grow a purple leaf plum, click here.

Plums With Brown Rot: Learn About Treatment For Brown Rot In Plums

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Fruit trees are susceptible to many pests and diseases. Citrus trees can be infected by Asian citrus psyllids, apple trees can be attacked by twig-cutter weevils, and stone fruit can be infected by brown rot. In this article, we?ll take a closer look at brown rot plum tree disease.

Plum Tree Fertilizer: How And When To Feed Plum Trees

By Amy Grant

Plum trees are divided into three categories: European, Japanese and indigenous American species. All three benefit from plum tree fertilizer, but it?s important to know when and how to fertilize a plum tree. Click here to learn more.

Pests On Plum Trees – How To Deal With Common Plum Tree Pests

By Amy Grant

Of the fruiting trees, plum trees have the least number of pests. Even so, plum trees do have some insect problems that can wreak havoc with fruit production or even kill the tree. The following article will help with common plum pests.

Plum Tree Fruit Spray: When To Spray Plum Trees For Insects

By Amy Grant

Plum trees are susceptible to several diseases and pests, so spraying plum trees on a regular schedule is paramount to their health. The big question is, when and what to spray on plum trees. Click this article to find out.

Red Plum Tree Leaves: Why Are Leaves Turning Red On Plum Tree

By Liz Baessler

What should you do if you notice your plum tree leaves turning red? How can you tell what?s wrong? Luckily, red plum tree leaves can mean a lot of different things, and this article will help determine what?s going on.

Growing Damson Plum Trees: How To Care For Damson Plums

Fresh Damson plums are bitter and unpleasant, so Damson plum trees aren?t recommended if you want to eat sweet, juicy fruit straight off the tree. However, when it comes to jams, jellies and sauces, they are pure perfection. Click here for more info.

Plum Tree Problems – Why A Plum Tree Is Bleeding Sap

Plum trees are normally relatively sappy trees, so a little sap leaking from plum trees may not be reason for alarm. However, if you notice your plum tree is bleeding sap, your tree may have a problem. Learn more in this article.

Plum Fruit Thinning – When And How To Thin Plum Trees

By Amy Grant

Why is plum fruit thinning a necessary part of maintaining the trees overall health and just how does one correctly thin plum trees? Use the information found in this article to help answer these questions. Click here to learn more.

Satsuma Plum Care: Learn About Japanese Plum Growing

By Amy Grant

The most common plum variety grown is European plum, which is primarily turned into preserves and other cooked products. If you want a juicy plum to eat right off the tree, the choice is most likely a Satsuma Japanese plum tree. Click here for more info.

Picking Plum Fruit: Tips For Harvesting Plums

By Amy Grant

If you are lucky enough to have a plum tree in the home garden, I?m sure you don?t want to let these fruits go to waste. You may have questions regarding harvesting plums - how to pick plums and when do you harvest plums. This article will help with that.

Plum Tree Losing Leaves: Why Is Plum Tree Dropping Leaves

By Amy Grant

Why is my plum tree dropping leaves? If this is a question that you need a solution to, read this article to identify the reasons why your plum tree is losing leaves. Click here for more information.

Growing Prune Trees: Information On Italian Prune Tree Planting

By Amy Grant

Thinking about growing prune trees? The following article provides information that can help with prune tree care. Italian prune plum trees are an excellent choice of plum varietal to grow.

Can I Plant A Plum Pit: Tips For Planting Fresh Plum Seeds

By Amy Grant

Have you ever wondered ?Can I plant a plum pit?? The answer to planting plums from a pit is a resounding yes! Learn how to grow plums from pits in the article that follows. Click here to learn more.

Plum Pocket Info: Treating Pocket Disease On Plum Trees

By Jackie Carroll

Plum pocket disease affects all types of plums grown in the U.S., resulting in unsightly malformations and crop loss. Information on treating pocket disease on plum trees is crucial, and can be found in this article.

No Fruit On Plum Tree – Learn About Plum Trees Not Fruiting

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

When a plum tree fails to bear fruit, it is a big disappointment. It is important to identify why your plum tree?s not fruiting in order to prevent this from recurring again next season. Read here to learn more.

Plum Tree Pruning: Learn About How And When To Prune A Plum Tree

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Plum trees are a lovely addition to any landscape, but without proper trimming and training can become a burden rather than an asset. Although plum tree pruning is not difficult, it is important. This info will help.

Growing Conditions For Plums: How To Take Care Of Plum Trees

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Growing plum trees is not only rewarding but extremely tasty. Plums are excellent fresh but also make a wonderful jam or jelly. Read here for more information on how to grow a plum tree in your garden.

Controlling Leaf Curl Plum Aphids – Leaf Curl Plum Aphid Treatment And Prevention

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Leaf curl plum aphids are found on both plum and prune plants. The most obvious sign of these aphids on plum trees is the curled leaves they cause by their feeding. Find out how to treat them here.

Plum Tree Diseases: Indentifying Common Plum Diseases

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Problems with plum trees are many, and plum tree diseases may slow or stop production of the fruit crop. Find out the most common of these diseases in this article so you can treat them effectively if necessary.

Identifying Plum Curculio Damage And Plum Curculio Treatment

By Jackie Rhoades

Plum curculio is a snout beetle pest found throughout North America east of the Rocky Mountains. The name is deceptive because the insect attacks fruits other than plums. Learn more about the pest in this article.

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