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Alderman Plum Tree

Our Most Cold-Hardy Plum!
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  • 68048
  • Standard 2-4 ft.
  • $39.99
  • 62654
  • Standard Deluxe
  • $47.99

Alderman Plum Tree

Developed at the Univ. of MN, Alderman is extremely cold hardy. Huge, dark red, sweet and juicy clingstone fruit ripens mid July. Gorgeous spring blooms! Can bear one year after planting. Pollinate with Superior. Zones 3-7.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Why buy a Standard Deluxe or Li'l Big Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula and a premium tree guard to protect the trunk for gnawing pests, weed trimmers and mowers. Li'l-BIG™ Deluxe fruit trees also include our innovative tree support, recommended for all Li'l-BIG trees.

Product Details
  • FormDeciduous, spreading.
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height12 - 18 ft.
  • Spread8 - 15 ft.
  • Spacing15 - 20 ft.
  • Zones3 - 7 (-40° F.)
  • FoliageBrilliant green foliage.
  • Flower FormWhite blossoms.
  • ColorWhite blossoms.
  • BloomsMid Season
  • FruitHuge, dark red, sweet and juicy clingstone fruit.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile loam soil.
  • Growth RateVigorous growth rate.
  • PruningThe best time to prune plums is early Spring or early Summer during a dry day. Never prune in Winter (to avoid silver leaf disease).
  • PollinatorSuperior, Waneta (both will do ok in zone 3).
  • CommentsGorgeous Spring blooms! Can bear one year after planting. Developed at the University of Minnesota. It is extremely cold hardy.
  • Botanical NamePrunus domestica 'Alderman'
  • SizeSmall blossoms.
  • DepthLocate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system.
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