Try adding to your flowerbeds. Within city limits, most apple and pear trees will be pollinated by insects carrying pollen from the neighbours’ trees. Nurseries and Extension Services provide charts of compatible plum cultivars. Trees can be rejuvenated by removing old, unproductive growth and allowing new growth to replace it. Note that black currants will not cross with red or white currants; the reverse is also true. The following varieties will pollinate this plum tree. <> endobj 11 0 obj Guide to Pollinating Plum Trees . (European plums, gages, damsons, cherry plums, mirabelles, bullaces will usually cross-pollinate if their flowering times overlap). <> endobj 6 0 obj You need to find pure Japanese plums or pure American or Canadian plums as pollinators. These recommendations generally provide the best overlap in flowering time, but other varieties with partial overlap can be sufficient. Other fruit trees, like most apple, plum, sweet cherry and pears are cross-pollinating or self-unfruitful. <> endobj 16 0 obj 'Most Plum varieties require cross pollination. $4�%�&'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz�������������������������������������������������������������������������� ? Excellent fruit production can be obtained with just one plant. Sometimes called a “blood plum” because of its dark-red flesh. Plums would have to be the easiest home garden fruit trees of all. <> endobj 10 0 obj For example, native bees pollinate many members of the plant family Myrtaceae. <> endobj 17 0 obj Among the few European plums that are self-fertile — which means they self-pollinate from their own blossoms — is Victoria, a big, heavy-cropping, egg-shaped plum, popular in the UK. The annual herb "Borage" and the perennial "Beebalm" (Monarda) are especially good for this purpose. Most plums require the presence of at least one other variety of plum flowering at the same time to set fruit. Plums are a type of stone fruit, which also includes peaches, nectarines, apricots, and cherries. A few European plum varieties such as Damson, Italian Prune, Valor, and Stanley are at least partially self-fertile but will generally yield better with cross-pollination. Strawberries, raspberries, goji berries and saskatoons are all self-pollinating. Excellent for fresh fruit, stewing and … Self-Pollinating Plum Tree Varieties. Detailed Prunus pollination chart(click thumbnail to open as PDF), General Pollination Tips for Cherries & Plums (Prunus). Pears & Apples can cross-pollinate but are not dependable. APRICOTS Self fertile. General Pollination Tips … Pollination Chart. Manchurian and Siberian apricots fruit more dependably when other apricot varieties or Nanking cherries are nearby. Fruit is juicy and flavorful – excellent for eating fresh or canning. They will all happily pollinate each other, when they are in flower at the same time. To do this, remove all suckers from the base of stems after the end of June. General Pollination Tips for Apricots (Prunus), General Pollination Tips for Apples & Pears (Malus and Pyrus). Plum trees (Prunus sp.) �� � w !1AQaq"2�B���� #3R�br� They provide welcome shade in summer, let the sun shine through in winter and before developing their fruit will be covered in tiny, gorgeous blossoms. 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"$"$�� C�� � " �� <> endobj 19 0 obj Some apple varieties have a tendency to perform biennially, with a large crop one year, not much the next, and a large crop again the third year. Clones will not pollinate each other; for example, a Norland apple tree cannot pollinate another Norland apple tree. Both male and female plants are required to produce fruit. Different climatic conditions may also affect blossom timing and the setting of fruit. It is best to pollinate fruit trees of the same genus with each other – apples with apples, as long as both trees bloom at the same time. Usually the earliest plums to bloom Usually the second group to bloom Usually the third group to bloom Black currants perform better when different cultivars are grown together. Choose plum varieties that bloom at overlapping times. - Pollen is primarily transfered by honeybees so plant trees 100 feet or less apart. European apricots are self-pollinating. Pollination by insects is a much more reliable and efficient pollination mechanism than chance dispersal. Josta berries will cross-pollinate with gooseberries or currants. Only one tree is needed for fruit production. There are three major categories of plum trees: European, Japanese, and American hybrids. Pollination by insects determines plant community structures. <> endobj 14 0 obj Japanese plum varieties need cross-pollination from another Japanese or Japanese-American hybrid variety. 2 0 obj Home » Hints & Tips » Pollination Chart. European varieties have been known to be self fertile, which includes Blue Damson, Many chokecherries will also aid in cross-pollination. Evans, Montmorency, Northstar and the Romantic series fall into this category. Sour cherries are self-pollinating; only one tree is needed for fruit production. The variety of Plums on offer to today can make choosing the right tree for the right place a little mind boggling. Remove all non-producing canes. The guide below details recommended pollination by variety. Most nurseries will have charts or labels to tell you which trees are best for cross pollinating. The following varieties will pollinate this gage tree. The closer the relationship between species, the larger and more abundant the fruit will be. Choosing a Plum Tree. Japanese and European varieties of plum do not cross pollinate with each other. An Australian plum variety. You need at least one of each plant, but a male can cross-pollinate up to 8 females. Sweet, slightly acid, juicy and firm when ripe Large (56 – 66mm) Round oval Good (3–5 weeks) Ripens slowly Wk 2 March – Wk 3 April. It’s important to choose a type of plum that will work with your location. Some but not all ornamental crabapple trees work for cross-pollination purposes. Follow. Mid-season bloomers include Convoy Cherry-Plum (A), Norther Plum (N), Sapa Cherry-Plum (A), Toka Plum (A), Manor Cherry-Plum (A), Opata Cherry-Plum (A), Tecumsch Plum (A) and Western Sand Cherry (N) varieties. Because their flowering times coincide with those of many fruit trees, marigolds, pansies, spurge, trollius, and arabis are the best choices. I cannot for the life of me find a comprehensive Japanese plum pollination chart, all only include maybe 5 varieties. Pollination by insects is particularly important for Australian native trees and shrubs. <> endobj 8 0 obj Choose another variety Pollination of Old Green Gage gage trees Your Old Green Gage gage tree is in flowering group 3.It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby. Plum and greengage trees have the same pollination necessities as described for apple tree pollination, though things are made slightly easier by the fact that there are more self-fertile varieties.If you plant a self-fertile plum, it will produce fruit without a pollination partner. Trees older than this should be replaced. For pollination with plum cross varieties, Beauty will, (and most Japanese plum varieties may) cross pollinate with the plum cross, or "interspecific", varieties. Pluerry - Prunus salicina x Prunus avium PLUM POLLINATION CHART Some plums are self-fertile; they will produce fruit without cross-pollination with a pollination partner. Plums. APPLES Group 1 Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Red Fuji Group 2 Cox Orange Pipping, Granny Smith, Grevenstein, Jonathan. Late bloomers include Brookred Plum (J), Pipestone Plum (A) and Pembina Plum (A) varieties. Tree thrives in arid and semi-arid areas. If your apple or pear trees are not performing well, the following trouble shooting list may help you to determine why: Unfortunately in this case, other than hoping for better luck next year, there is nothing to be done. Those fruits that do require a pollination partner need to ensure they are paired with a same fruit type that blooms at the same time which is why pollinating friends are so specific. Late bloomers include Brookred Plum (J), Pipestone Plum (A) and Pembina Plum (A) varieties. Plum Pollinators. Cross Pollination Cross pollination is where two different varieties are grown for fruit set and the pollen from one is transferred to the other and vise versa, this transfer of genetically different pollen is essential in order for the trees to set fruit. European Plum (Prune) Plum Pollination Chart NOTE: Brooks, French, Green Gage, Imperial Epineuse, Italian, Seneca, Stanley, Victory, Yellow Egg and the new Plum/Cherry cross called Nadia. • Pollination Group: cross pollinate with another Japanese plum, esp. How the plum pollination groups work: A tree will cross-pollinate with trees in its own group and the groups next to it. �� � } !1AQa"q2���#B��R��$3br� Like apples, Haskaps require 2 genetically different varieties to produce both the largest and highest quantity of fruit – both will produce. Plum trees (Prunus spp.) %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz��������������������������������������������������������������������������� Plum blossom, photo by HeungSoon on Pixabay. In order for cross-pollination to occur, it is essential that the varieties bloom at the same time. <> /XObject <> /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC] >> /Contents 20 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj They need another tree for pollination, and not just one of the same variety, but a different variety of the same fruit. Remove ends of canes two to three leaves past the last fruit cluster. 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SANTA ROSA is considered one of the best plums, with large, high-quality fruit, purplish-crimson in colour with a pale blue bloom. Having a great shelf life and storage capability Amber Jewel matures one month after Santa Rosa with a sweet, unique flavour and meaty crisp texture. Pollination is dependent on a wide variety of factors, including the coincidence of blossom and the action of bees and other means of pollen transfer. %PDF-1.3 %���� Maintaining a home orchard is a fun and rewarding project that can provide abundant, tree-ripened, home grown fruit. Persimmon are almost always dioecious which means that male and female flowers are borne on separate trees. Self fertile varieties marked * Use European varieties to pollinate European varieties and Japanese to pollinate Japanese. Plum pollination. Strawberries, Raspberries, Goji Berries and Saskatoons (Fragaria, Rubus, Lycium and Amelanchier). The European plum (Prunus domestica) needs winter chill and produces slightly smaller fruit than the Japanese varieties. Currants and gooseberries are self-pollinating. Phone: (03) 9756 6105 Fax: (03) 9752 0005. Pollination troubles can occur if there is: a very wet or windy spring where the pollen can't be released or received; bees are few; or if there aren't the varieties needed to provide pollen. European plums typically grow better in colder climates. Fruit Tree Pollination Deciduous fruit trees are fantastic, ever-changing plants that give lots more than fruit. 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Bees and pollinating insects do not fly during cold , wet and windy weather. <> endobj 3 0 obj Apples are a very good example of trees that require cross pollination. Pollination is carried out by insects so bee and other insect activity is necessary during flowering. Since these are very new varieties, the pollination issues have yet to be fully explored. a large conical plum developed in Australia, juicy and delicious, very low acidity, and flavour excellent, the Amber Jewel is a plum apricot hybrid with aromatic fragrance and a pleasant absence of acidity. Blueberries are self-pollinating, but two or more varieties that bloom at the same time will result in better yields and larger berries. (European plums, gages, damsons, cherry plums, mirabelles, bullaces will usually cross-pollinate if their flowering times overlap). Comments (5) mattpf (zone4) 3 years ago. These charts are intended as a guide only. Varieties that bloom mid-season will cross-pollinate both early and late-blooming varieties, as well as other mid-season bloomers. The closer the relationship between species, the larger and more abundant the fruit will be. Medium size vigorous tree which produces large 63-70mm fruit. As long as the second tree is within 500 feet (150m), pollination should occur. To help the consumer select compatible cultivars for cross-pollination, plum trees are often grouped into early, mid-season and late season varieties.. European Plums. Copyright © 2020 Bron & Sons Nursery Co. Privacy Notice | Terms of Use | Sitemap. 8x� xV�6�ab�l��ϗg��� �gy�ė�e��l˼���լ9U$c�����5f��Y�]��T���/�������s^"�ٞX����6�����qu,��32����R�Oy���!F. Most types require cross-pollination, so choose wisely if you have room for only one tree. - Below are Cross Pollination Charts for Apples, Pears, Sweet Cherries and Japanese Plums. Very sweet, low acid, firm and crunchy when ripe Medium Round to flat Excellent (8 weeks) Ripens slowly Wk 3 Feb – Wk 4 March. Early bloomers include Brookgold Plum (J), Nanking Cherry (N), Sapalta Cherry-Plum (A), Compass Cherry-Plum (A), Pfitsen #5 (J) and Waneta Plum varieties (A). Josta berries are a cross between gooseberries and blackberries. Freestone. Others require a pollination partner, or produce more heavily or more consistently with a pollination partner. Two or more bushes are required to ensure fruit production. can cross-pollinate with other plum trees, and in fact many varieties require a pollination partner. <> endobj 4 0 obj Plums are multi-branched, medium-sized, upright to spreading trees that will grow in a wide variety of well drained soils. Since bees prefer traveling along rows, plant pollinator plums in each row of fruiting plums and not in rows of pollinators only. Fleming's Nurseries Pty Ltd. P.O.Box 1 Monbulk Victoria 3793 Australia. Most flowering plants are almost guaranteed to attract bees. Fruit Tree Pollination Deciduous fruit trees are fantastic, ever-changing plants that give lots more than fruit. AUTUMN GIANT. If currants are grown near gooseberries or josta berries however, yields can be even better! Here are some examples of European plum varieties and some cultivars suitable for cross pollination to increase plum yields. Choose another variety Pollination of President plum trees Your President plum tree is in flowering group 3.It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby. Plants must be 2 to 3 years old before they will produce fruit. Japanese and European plums do not cross pollinate. <> stream <> endobj 13 0 obj For Example: For P. salicina another variety of P. salicina is needed for pollination. Add to cart Details Quick View Dwarf Donsworth blood plum $ 46.00 inc. GST. In order to have fruit from apple and pear trees, you often need a second tree for cross-pollination. Plums and cherry-plums are divided into five different groups; American Hybrids (A), Damson (D), European (E), Japanese (J) and Native (N). Canada plum (P. nigra) selections are the second group of plums in terms of pollination. Flowering Times. European Plum (Prune) Plum Pollination Chart NOTE: Brooks, French, Green Gage, Imperial Epineuse, Italian, Seneca, Stanley, Victory, Yellow Egg and the new Plum/Cherry cross called Nadia. Japanese and European varieties of plum do not cross pollinate with each other. 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European varieties have been known to be self fertile, which includes Blue Damson, Email Save Comment 5. A few varieties have sterile pollen. Grapes are self-pollinating. The hybrid plum, however, in return will not pollinate the wild plum, meaning that another wild plum is needed if one wants to get wild plum fruit. 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