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Plum Tree, ‘Methley’

Grow your own fresh plums with ‘Methley’ plum trees! With a mild, distinctive, sweet flavor, these plums are delicious for eating fresh or canning. These trees are vigorous and grow lovely fragrant white flowers in the early spring. ‘Methley’ grows best in full sun in a fertile, well-drained soil. These plum trees are self-fruitful but will produce more fruit when planted with another variety.

  • Non-GMO
  • No pollinator required
  • Delicious for fresh eating or canning
  • Tolerant of hot, dry conditions

Plant Details +

Botanical Prunus salicina 'Methley'
Common Name Plum 'Methley'
Height 15-25' or as pruned
Spacing 10-15'
Hardiness Zones 5-9
Exposure Full sun
Foliage Green
Fruit Deep Purple
Harvest Midsummer

Planting/Care Instructions +

Moisture: Water only as needed.

Planting Instructions: May be planted in any well-drained soil. 1. Dig a hole large enough to encompass the roots without bending or circling. 2. Set the tree in place so the crown (part of the tree where the root meets the stem) is about 1-2 inches below the soil surface. 3. Cover with soil to the original soil surface and water thoroughly.