[nafex] Black Knot Ornamental Plum Replacement

david liezen chandos49 at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 8 16:51:32 EST 2015


IF you are open to an apple substitute, one of the red-fleshed can be quite ornamental and smaller: For instance, Winekist and Redfield both have lovely blossom and bloom among the earliest of apples - near the time of plums. Winekist is a natural semi-dwarf in its own right and Redfield on M26, Gen30, 41 or 935 would be modest in size.
Both are not too hard to find in your area.

Someone else must recommend a resistant plum, which is beyond my experience,

Dave Liezen


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> Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2015 04:00:06 -0500
> From: pxbacher at gmail.com
> To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: [nafex] Black Knot Ornamental Plum Replacement
>
> Greetings All -
>
> The once beautiful purple ornamental Plum beside our church is sadly
> riddled with black knot. I'd like to replace it with an ornamental of
> similar size and color. Recommendations? Whatever goes into that spot can't
> be black knot susceptible. I was hoping to find a red Plum that would fit
> the bill, but none that I've found are fully resistant.
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Pete
> Wilmington DE (6B)
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