Bees and pollinating insects do not fly during cold , wet and windy weather. Both male and female plants are required to produce fruit. Follow. (European plums, gages, damsons, cherry plums, mirabelles, bullaces will usually cross-pollinate if their flowering times overlap). Plants must be 2 to 3 years old before they will produce fruit. Pollination is carried out by insects so bee and other insect activity is necessary during flowering. Canada plum (P. nigra) selections are the second group of plums in terms of pollination. In order for cross-pollination to occur, it is essential that the varieties bloom at the same time. For ‘Borealis’, ‘Tundra’ & ‘Indigo Gem’ use ‘Polar Jewel’/ ‘Berry Blue’™  or ‘Honeybee’. Plum trees (Prunus sp.) Different climatic conditions may also affect blossom timing and the setting of fruit. <> endobj 11 0 obj <> endobj 14 0 obj 2 0 obj a large conical plum developed in Australia, juicy and delicious, very low acidity, and flavour excellent, the Amber Jewel is a plum apricot hybrid with aromatic fragrance and a pleasant absence of acidity. If your apple or pear trees are not performing well, the following trouble shooting list may help you to determine why: Unfortunately in this case, other than hoping for better luck next year, there is nothing to be done. Remove ends of canes two to three leaves past the last fruit cluster. These charts are intended as a guide only. <> endobj 3 0 obj Having a great shelf life and storage capability Amber Jewel matures one month after Santa Rosa with a sweet, unique flavour and meaty crisp texture. 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Trees can be rejuvenated by removing old, unproductive growth and allowing new growth to replace it. Freestone. You need to find pure Japanese plums or pure American or Canadian plums as pollinators. ���� JFIF �� C ! The variety of Plums on offer to today can make choosing the right tree for the right place a little mind boggling. Most plums require the presence of at least one other variety of plum flowering at the same time to set fruit. Some apple varieties have a tendency to perform biennially, with a large crop one year, not much the next, and a large crop again the third year. Josta berries will cross-pollinate with gooseberries or currants. Choose another variety Pollination of Old Green Gage gage trees Your Old Green Gage gage tree is in flowering group 3.It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby. ANGELENO. 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Plum trees (Prunus spp.) %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz��������������������������������������������������������������������������� Self fertile varieties marked * Plum blossom, photo by HeungSoon on Pixabay. Persimmon are almost always dioecious which means that male and female flowers are borne on separate trees. Phone: (03) 9756 6105 Fax: (03) 9752 0005. Plums. Pollination is dependent on a wide variety of factors, including the coincidence of blossom and the action of bees and other means of pollen transfer. %PDF-1.3 %���� Maintaining a home orchard is a fun and rewarding project that can provide abundant, tree-ripened, home grown fruit. Copyright © 2020 Bron & Sons Nursery Co. Privacy Notice | Terms of Use | Sitemap. Add to cart Details Quick View Dwarf Donsworth blood plum $ 46.00 inc. GST. Black currants perform better when different cultivars are grown together. Since these are very new varieties, the pollination issues have yet to be fully explored. European varieties have been known to be self fertile, which includes Blue Damson, In order to have fruit from apple and pear trees, you often need a second tree for cross-pollination. Since bees prefer traveling along rows, plant pollinator plums in each row of fruiting plums and not in rows of pollinators only. Use European varieties to pollinate European varieties and Japanese to pollinate Japanese. Very sweet, low acid, firm and crunchy when ripe Medium Round to flat Excellent (8 weeks) Ripens slowly Wk 3 Feb – Wk 4 March. Dandy, in this group, is best pollinated by a Canada wild plum. Comments (5) mattpf (zone4) 3 years ago. Regular pruning is essential for fruit production. The annual herb "Borage" and the perennial "Beebalm" (Monarda) are especially good for this purpose. "$"$�� C�� � " �� Remove all non-producing canes. Mid-season bloomers include Convoy Cherry-Plum (A), Norther Plum (N), Sapa Cherry-Plum (A), Toka Plum (A), Manor Cherry-Plum (A), Opata Cherry-Plum (A), Tecumsch Plum (A) and Western Sand Cherry (N) varieties. Grapes are self-pollinating. Clones will not pollinate each other; for example, a Norland apple tree cannot pollinate another Norland apple tree. Evans, Montmorency, Northstar and the Romantic series fall into this category. Varieties that bloom mid-season will cross-pollinate both early and late-blooming varieties, as well as other mid-season bloomers. Tree thrives in arid and semi-arid areas. Email Save Comment 5. Fruit Tree Pollination Deciduous fruit trees are fantastic, ever-changing plants that give lots more than fruit. Medium size vigorous tree which produces large 63-70mm fruit. Plums would have to be the easiest home garden fruit trees of all. Among the few European plums that are self-fertile — which means they self-pollinate from their own blossoms — is Victoria, a big, heavy-cropping, egg-shaped plum, popular in the UK. Simply prune off what’s getting out of reach and let them go. Two or more bushes are required to ensure fruit production. The European plum (Prunus domestica) needs winter chill and produces slightly smaller fruit than the Japanese varieties. 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As long as the second tree is within 500 feet (150m), pollination should occur. <> endobj 10 0 obj [0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 750 750 278 333 474 556 556 889 722 238 333 333 389 584 278 333 278 278 556 556 556 556 556 556 556 556 556 556 333 333 584 584 584 611 975 722 722 722 722 667 611 778 722 278 556 722 611 833 722 778 667 778 722 667 611 722 667 944 667 667 611 333 278 333 584 556 333 556 611 556 611 556 333 611 611 278 278 556 278 889 611 611 611 611 389 556 333 611 556 778 556 556 500 389 280 389 584 750 556 750 278 556 500 1000 556 556 333 1000 667 333 1000 750 611 750 750 278 278 500 500 350 556 1000 333 1000 556 333 944 750 500 667 278 333 556 556 556 556 280 556 333 737 370 556 584 333 737 552 400 549 333 333 333 576 556 333 333 333 365 556 834 834 834 611 722 722 722 722 722 722 1000 722 667 667 667 667 278 278 278 278 722 722 778 778 778 778 778 584 778 722 722 722 722 667 667 611 556 556 556 556 556 556 889 556 556 556 556 556 278 278 278 278 611 611 611 611 611 611 611 549 611 611 611 611 611 556 611 556] endobj 15 0 obj Cross Pollination Cross pollination is where two different varieties are grown for fruit set and the pollen from one is transferred to the other and vise versa, this transfer of genetically different pollen is essential in order for the trees to set fruit. <> endobj 13 0 obj SANTA ROSA is considered one of the best plums, with large, high-quality fruit, purplish-crimson in colour with a pale blue bloom. To do this, remove all suckers from the base of stems after the end of June. For example, native bees pollinate many members of the plant family Myrtaceae. Choosing a Plum Tree. European Plum (Prune) Plum Pollination Chart NOTE: Brooks, French, Green Gage, Imperial Epineuse, Italian, Seneca, Stanley, Victory, Yellow Egg and the new Plum/Cherry cross called Nadia. How the plum pollination groups work: A tree will cross-pollinate with trees in its own group and the groups next to it. Pears & Apples can cross-pollinate but are not dependable. Japanese and European varieties of plum do not cross pollinate with each other. Japanese plum varieties need cross-pollination from another Japanese or Japanese-American hybrid variety. - Pollen is primarily transfered by honeybees so plant trees 100 feet or less apart. Others require a pollination partner, or produce more heavily or more consistently with a pollination partner. Early bloomers include Brookgold Plum (J), Nanking Cherry (N), Sapalta Cherry-Plum (A), Compass Cherry-Plum (A), Pfitsen #5 (J) and Waneta Plum varieties (A). Late bloomers include Brookred Plum (J), Pipestone Plum (A) and Pembina Plum (A) varieties. A few varieties have sterile pollen. European apricots are self-pollinating. • Pollination Group: cross pollinate with another Japanese plum, esp. Trees older than this should be replaced. �� � } !1AQa"q2���#B��R��$3br� - Cross pollination from one or more compatible cultivars is essential for Apples, Pears, most Sweet Cherries (except 'Stella' & 'Compact Stella'), and most Japanese Plums. APRICOTS Self fertile. Plums are a type of stone fruit, which also includes peaches, nectarines, apricots, and cherries. Pollination Chart. Japanese and European varieties of plum do not cross pollinate with each other. The following varieties will pollinate this plum tree. For Example: The closer the relationship between species, the larger and more abundant the fruit will be. AUTUMN GIANT. They will all happily pollinate each other, when they are in flower at the same time. Pollination troubles can occur if there is: a very wet or windy spring where the pollen can't be released or received; bees are few; or if there aren't the varieties needed to provide pollen. 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Fruit is juicy and flavorful – excellent for eating fresh or canning. (European plums, gages, damsons, cherry plums, mirabelles, bullaces will usually cross-pollinate if their flowering times overlap). The following varieties will pollinate this gage tree. Because their flowering times coincide with those of many fruit trees, marigolds, pansies, spurge, trollius, and arabis are the best choices. For P. salicina another variety of P. salicina is needed for pollination. Most flowering plants are almost guaranteed to attract bees. Pollination by insects determines plant community structures. Note that black currants will not cross with red or white currants; the reverse is also true. General Pollination Tips for Apricots (Prunus), General Pollination Tips for Apples & Pears (Malus and Pyrus). An Australian plum variety. <> endobj 17 0 obj Home » Hints & Tips » Pollination Chart. Japanese and European plums do not cross pollinate. $4�%�&'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz�������������������������������������������������������������������������� ? are one of the most vigorous, tolerant and easiest of stone fruits to grow and will reward you with prolific crops for very little effort. Excellent for fresh fruit, stewing and … Detailed Prunus pollination chart(click thumbnail to open as PDF), General Pollination Tips for Cherries & Plums (Prunus). Many chokecherries will also aid in cross-pollination. There are three major categories of plum trees: European, Japanese, and American hybrids. Strawberries, raspberries, goji berries and saskatoons are all self-pollinating. The closer the relationship between species, the larger and more abundant the fruit will be. - Below are Cross Pollination Charts for Apples, Pears, Sweet Cherries and Japanese Plums. The chart … Pollination by insects is a much more reliable and efficient pollination mechanism than chance dispersal. Sour cherries are self-pollinating; only one tree is needed for fruit production. Plums, Gages, Damsons, Mirabelles and Bullaces are all very closely related trees in the Group Prunus domestica. Sweet, slightly acid, juicy and firm when ripe Large (56 – 66mm) Round oval Good (3–5 weeks) Ripens slowly Wk 2 March – Wk 3 April. You need at least one of each plant, but a male can cross-pollinate up to 8 females. Late bloomers include Brookred Plum (J), Pipestone Plum (A) and Pembina Plum (A) varieties. Sometimes called a “blood plum” because of its dark-red flesh. Currants and gooseberries are self-pollinating. Only one tree is needed for fruit production. Usually the earliest plums to bloom Usually the second group to bloom Usually the third group to bloom Some but not all ornamental crabapple trees work for cross-pollination purposes. General Pollination Tips … Plum pollination. Plums are multi-branched, medium-sized, upright to spreading trees that will grow in a wide variety of well drained soils. European plums typically grow better in colder climates. 8x� xV�6�ab�l��ϗg��� �gy�ė�e��l˼���լ9U$c�����5f��Y�]��T���/�������s^"�ٞX����6�����qu,��32����R�Oy���!F. <> endobj 4 0 obj Fleming's Nurseries Pty Ltd. P.O.Box 1 Monbulk Victoria 3793 Australia. The hybrid plum, however, in return will not pollinate the wild plum, meaning that another wild plum is needed if one wants to get wild plum fruit. Manchurian and Siberian apricots fruit more dependably when other apricot varieties or Nanking cherries are nearby. <> stream �� � w !1AQaq"2�B���� #3R�br� For example, most sweet cherries must … Like apples, Haskaps require 2 genetically different varieties to produce both the largest and highest quantity of fruit – both will produce. Self-Pollinating Plum Tree Varieties. These recommendations generally provide the best overlap in flowering time, but other varieties with partial overlap can be sufficient. Blueberries are self-pollinating, but two or more varieties that bloom at the same time will result in better yields and larger berries. can cross-pollinate with other plum trees, and in fact many varieties require a pollination partner. European Plum (Prune) Plum Pollination Chart NOTE: Brooks, French, Green Gage, Imperial Epineuse, Italian, Seneca, Stanley, Victory, Yellow Egg and the new Plum/Cherry cross called Nadia. Plum Pollinators. Within city limits, most apple and pear trees will be pollinated by insects carrying pollen from the neighbours’ trees. <> endobj 16 0 obj Choose another variety Pollination of President plum trees Your President plum tree is in flowering group 3.It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby. Pluerry - Prunus salicina x Prunus avium Pollination by insects is particularly important for Australian native trees and shrubs. Guide to Pollinating Plum Trees . Flowering Times. Try adding to your flowerbeds. <> endobj 19 0 obj Josta berries are a cross between gooseberries and blackberries. Most nurseries will have charts or labels to tell you which trees are best for cross pollinating. <> /XObject <> /ProcSet [/PDF /Text /ImageB /ImageC] >> /Contents 20 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj Many chokecherries will also aid in cross-pollination. Plum and greengage trees have the same pollination necessities as described for apple tree pollination, though things are made slightly easier by the fact that there are more self-fertile varieties.If you plant a self-fertile plum, it will produce fruit without a pollination partner. Most types require cross-pollination, so choose wisely if you have room for only one tree. European varieties have been known to be self fertile, which includes Blue Damson, For pollination with plum cross varieties, Beauty will, (and most Japanese plum varieties may) cross pollinate with the plum cross, or "interspecific", varieties. Excellent fruit production can be obtained with just one plant. Plums and cherry-plums are divided into five different groups; American Hybrids (A), Damson (D), European (E), Japanese (J) and Native (N). Other fruit trees, like most apple, plum, sweet cherry and pears are cross-pollinating or self-unfruitful. 'Most Plum varieties require cross pollination. Fruit Tree Pollination Deciduous fruit trees are fantastic, ever-changing plants that give lots more than fruit. Here are some examples of European plum varieties and some cultivars suitable for cross pollination to increase plum yields. A few European plum varieties such as Damson, Italian Prune, Valor, and Stanley are at least partially self-fertile but will generally yield better with cross-pollination. <> endobj 8 0 obj The guide below details recommended pollination by variety. Those fruits that do require a pollination partner need to ensure they are paired with a same fruit type that blooms at the same time which is why pollinating friends are so specific. Apples are a very good example of trees that require cross pollination. I cannot for the life of me find a comprehensive Japanese plum pollination chart, all only include maybe 5 varieties. APPLES Group 1 Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Red Fuji Group 2 Cox Orange Pipping, Granny Smith, Grevenstein, Jonathan. Nurseries and Extension Services provide charts of compatible plum cultivars. They need another tree for pollination, and not just one of the same variety, but a different variety of the same fruit. 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