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Plum Verity in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Prunus domestica 'Verity'

 

Plum 'Verity'

Prunus domestica - Plum Tree - is a deciduous fruiting tree that can be fan-trained (approx. 2m.x3m), bush-trained (approx, 4m. high) half-standard (up to 6m. high) or standard (up to 8m. high). Some varieties are self-fertile (ie do not need a pollinator) and some require a second variety tree as a pollinator. The white flowers appear in Spring, and the fruit, which have a single stone, ripen in late Summer. 'Verity' is a medium sized fruit tree, and fruits have a purple skin. Flesh is of a deep yellow colour. Can be used both as a dessert and culinary plum. It is self-sterile and requires an alternative pollinator to produce a crop.

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plant Features
  • Plum Verity likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Plum Verity likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Plum Verity is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Plum Verity likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Plum 'Verity'

Latin name

Prunus domestica 'Verity'

type

Fruiting tree

family

Rosaceae

ph

5.0 - 6.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Plum Verity likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Plum Verity is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Plum Verity likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Plum Verity likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Plum Verity is 5.00meters x 6.00meters 5.00 M 6.00 M

Prunus domestica 'Verity'

Prunus domestica - Plum Tree - is a deciduous fruiting tree that can be fan-trained (approx. 2m.x3m), bush-trained (approx, 4m. high) half-standard (up to 6m. high) or standard (up to 8m. high). Some varieties are self-fertile (ie do not need a pollinator) and some require a second variety tree as a pollinator. The white flowers appear in Spring, and the fruit, which have a single stone, ripen in late Summer. 'Verity' is a medium sized fruit tree, and fruits have a purple skin. Flesh is of a deep yellow colour. Can be used both as a dessert and culinary plum. It is self-sterile and requires an alternative pollinator to produce a crop.


Flowering

From Late Winter TO Mid Spring

Although plum trees are frost hardy, the flowers - essential for fruiting - are very susceptible to frost. If frost is threatened during the flowering period, protect the flowers with horticultural fleece.

 

Planting

From Late Autumn TO Mid Winter

Plant plum trees in the dormant season, in a sheltered position where the tree will get plenty of sunshine. Dig a large hole, and put a good amount of organic material in the bottom of the hole to help with drainage.

 
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