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Plum trees (Prunus domestica) produce small white blossoms about 1 inch in diameter that bloombefore the 4-inch-long leaves. The trees reach about 30 feet tall and cannot tolerate extreme hot or cold temperatures.

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  • Do plums bloom on a plum tree?

  • Plum trees (Prunus domestica) produce small white blossoms about 1 inch in diameter that bloom before the 4-inch-long leaves. The trees reach about 30 feet tall and cannot tolerate extreme hot or cold temperatures. The plum provides the landscape with both a beautiful display of flowers and edible fruit in U.S.

  • Do plum trees produce fruit every year?

  • No, plum trees do not produce fruit every year. Most plum trees will need 3 to 6 years after planting before they grow to maturity and start producing fruit. Dwarf varieties may start producing fruit 1 year sooner than standard varieties of plum trees.

  • Why is there no fruit on my plum tree?

  • The most common reason for a lack of fruit on a plum tree is that it has not matured to the point where it can produce fruit. Most plum trees will need 3 to 6 years after planting before they mature enough to bear fruit. Dwarf varieties may start producing fruit 1 year sooner than standard varieties of plum trees.

  • When do plums ripen?

  • They bloom the most in early springs, and the fruits ripen from May to September depending on the variety of plums and the climate. Even a little before spring onset they are highly susceptible to frost. Unfortunately, if the temperature drops to mid-20 degrees after the tree starts to bloom, none can save your plums. When to Harvest?