Plum Tree Prunus Mirabelle de Nancy
Plum TreePrunus Mirabelle de Nancy is an traditional old French sel-fertile variety, producing heavy crops of small yellow, sweet plums which ripen from white to honey yellow.
The stone separates cleanly from the flesh making them excellent for eating freshly pickedor cookedand are great for jam making too.
Suitable for large and small gardens. Plum Trees are easy to trim, just after flowering
Details Plum Tree Prunus Mirabelle de Nancy
- Blooms: April – May
- Flower colour: white
- Edible Fruit
- Harvest: August – September
- Full grown: 5 Years
- Full grown height: 2 – 3 m
- Full grown width: 1. 50 – 2 m
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 25 cm
- Plant spacing: 300 cm
How to take care of Mirabelle de Nancy
Soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a hardy deciduous Mirabelle de Nancy shrub it’s leaves do not appear until late spring.
Flowers appear in late summer and early autumn. Mirabelle de Nancy needs a sunny sheltered position to thrive in. In colder areas, plant Mirabelle de Nancy near a south-facing wall. Protect Mirabelle de Nancy from cold winds.
Use a well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Remove faded flower heads as they fade to prolong flowering. If Mirabelle de Nancy is planted in pots, plant in spring. There will be little growth in the first year.
Mirabelle de Nancy do well in various soil types. Mirabelle de Nancy likes to be constantly moist, but not wet. Feed twice a month during the growing season and prune as necessary to control plant size.
Container-grown Mirabelle de Nancy plants should be brought indoors in extreme winter conditions. Check Mirabelle de Nancy plants periodically for pests such as aphids, white flies, and mealy bugs. Use a horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to control these pests.