Plum – Toka

$80.00

Showy fragrant white flowers in spring followed in the late summer by tangy, great-eating crimson red fruit with gold flesh. Hardy to Zone 3a.

 

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Description

Botanical Name
Prunus ‘Toka’

Family
Rosaceae

Spacing
Grows 5 m (18′) tall and 4 m (14′) wide.

Depth
Prepare a hole that is about twice the size of the root mass. Dig in one bucketful of well-rotted organic material before planting.

Requirements
Well-drained, loamy soil. Full sun.

Pests
Plum trees are resistant to pests and diseases. Watch for aphids, plum sawfly.

Timing
Plant during the dormant season from November to March. Autumn is ideal as the soil is still warm.

Growing
Water newly-planted trees frequently as they establish in their first spring and summer, and before the onset of drought, when mature trees may need watering too. This is particularly important when the fruit starts to swell. Mulch around the rooting area with a 5-cm (2″) layer of well-rotted manure, in March and early April.

Harvest
Late summer

Season
Perennial