[NAFEX] cherry-plum spacing

Stephen Sadler Docshiva at Docshiva.org
Sat Feb 7 22:19:39 EST 2009


I do like jelly and syrup from them, though.  Never found them good for
fresh eating.

~ Stephen

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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Ernest Plutko
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Subject: Re: [NAFEX] cherry-plum spacing

Cherry plums are small trees so ten feet between them should be
enough.  The quality of the fruit is not very good. 

---- Original Message ----
From: antonptak at gmail.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: RE: [NAFEX] cherry-plum spacing
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2009 12:38:42 -0600

>In our planting planned for this year we have a couple varieties of 
>cherry-plums we're putting in the ground - about 10 each of compass
>and red 
>diamond.  Does anyone have spacing advice for these fruits or know
>how high 
>they may get?  I've read various spacing recommendations that differ
>quite a 
>bit from 6 or 8ft to 15ft between plants.  Also curious about bloom
>time (I 
>have heard they're later than plums, so am guessing they bloom with 
>cherries)
>
>Anton Ptak
>western WI zone 4a




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