Question by  Laurie (27)

What do I need to know about taking care of a flowering plum tree?

I really hope I get plums this year!


Answer by  Advisor (1032)

Depending on the age of the tree, under 3 years should be protected from animals. A wire fence covering at least 24 inches should do. Next, moderate sun and water are best for your flowering plum. Too much will scortch the leaves, too little will result in small, hard plums.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

The best way to take care of any of the flowering trees is to go to your local nursery and ask them.


Answer by  daylahmnas (129)

Not all flowring plum trees make plums. Check your labels t make sure you hae a fruit tree rather tha a flowering tree. Flowering trees bloom profusely in the sprngas do fruit rees ut they are an entrely different species. One is decorative and the fruit bearing is not.


Answer by  janice (26)

the plant can tolerate shade but it thrives in full sun.they can grow in alkoline soil.the tree should be planted in the spring.when the blossems have fallen off the tree it is time to prune it.the shape of the tree should be round. fertilise the tree in the early spring.


Answer by  ruffy (1117)

you need to know how to trim the tree and you need to know what to spray it with and when the plums a ripe to pick

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