The Songold Plum – botanical name, Prunus domestica cultivar “SONGOLD” – produces large conical shaped fruit, with greenish-yellow skin often blushed light red when fully ripe. The flesh is golden yellow, sweet and tasty – a clingstone fruit. It has a semi-melting, firm texture.
The fruit ripens from early February and grows with a height and spread of about +4m by +4m. This fruit tree is a strong, vigorous grower with good production, has an semi-upright spreading growth habit.
Plums are the easiest to grow of all the deciduous, stone free fruits. They like areas with cold, frosty winters. Plum trees are beautiful in Spring as they are covered in blossoms, they make an excellent ornamental shade tree for smaller gardens.
|Well drained soil|
|Keep moist during the growing season|
|Feed monthly with 2.3.4 fertilizer|