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Ruby Sweet Plum Tree

Huge improvement over Stanley European plum.
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  • SKU: 07737
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$34.99
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Ruby Sweet Plum Tree

Description
Sweet and juicy; does well across the South. Ruby-red flesh melts in your mouth. Developed by USDA in Georgia. Ruby Sweet is a huge improvement over old Stanley plums in flavor and disease resistance. Zones 6–8.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties, a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit—How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

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

Product Details
  • FormDeciduous. Spreading.
  • LightFull Sun
  • HeightStandard: 12-20 feet
  • SpreadStandard: 15-20 feet
  • SpacingStandard: 20-25 feet
  • Zones6 - 8
  • FoliageDeep green foliage.
  • Flower FormA spectacular white blossom that is quite fragrant.
  • BloomsLate Winter/Early Spring
  • FruitBears in late summer, fruit has a red skin color, almost a ruby red.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile soil.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate, growing 1 to 2 feet per year.
  • PruningRemove any suckers coming from the rootstock. Remove any crossed, crowded or inward growing limbs. Late Winter or very early Spring.
  • PollinatorWill need to be pollinated by another Japanese Plum like Superior, Alderman or a wild plum.
  • CommentsSweet and juicy; does well across the South. Ruby-red flesh melts in your mouth. Developed by USDA in Georgia. Ruby Sweet is a huge improvement over old Stanley plums in flavor and disease resistance.
  • YieldWhen mature, can produce 50 to 100 pounds of fruit per year.
  • Botanical NamePrunus domestica 'Ruby Sweet'
  • DepthLocate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Fruit Trees
1A-4A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
4B 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5A 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 6/17/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.


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