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Ersinger Fruhzwetsche Plum tree

Owner: Gil

Location:  Snohomish, WA, United States

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:11 years
Soil:Clay loam 
Climate at this location:Wet winter and spring, dry summer
Pruning:None yet
Tree form:Standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Local pests:Spotted wing drosophila.

Owner's comments

Nice fruit. Highly recommended.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 20 March
    Harvest: 2nd week July  20kg / 44lbs
    Size: 4.5m / 15.0ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Delicious. Early, firm, sweet, slight tang, not bitterness or astringency, vigorous tree.
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  • 2009

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