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Czar Plum tree

Owner: Ute

Location:  Kilfenora, CLARE, Ireland

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:St. Julien A (?)
Soil:Grey-brown podzolic 
Climate at this location:Cool temperate, sheltered east side of drumlin
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Planted in 2000. Sheltered position but perhaps a bit too much shade from shelter belt/trees. Very reluctant to fruit. Ground is kept clear and manured by chickens.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

    Harvest: 2nd week August
    First (mediium) crop this year
  • 2010

  • 2009

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