[nafex] Favorite plums

Robert Bruns r.fred.bruns at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 14:08:59 EST 2012


I have grown Shiro by itself and it produced fruit.  As one of the catalog
descriptions says, it is ridiculously juicy.  I haven't grown any of the
other plums.

Fred Bruns
central Indiana
zone 5b

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Jay Cutts <orders at cuttsreviews.com> wrote:

> I've found P. americana to be absolutely delicious. I don't know of any
> cultivars.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jay
>
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> On 12/13/2012 4:18 PM, Steven Covacci wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > This topic is on favorite plums, separate by grouping: Japanese,
> European and North American
> > 1. Japanese plums: does anyone feel that Shiro is better than Methley?
>  Is Shiro partially self-fertile?  Will P. americana pollinate these hybrid
> Japanese plums (P. cerasifera x salicina).
> > 2. European plums: does anyone feel d'Agen is a better-flavored plum
> than Imperial Epineuse?  Is Green Gage (one single type?) the best P. x
> domestica plum?
> > 3. Native plums: what are your thoughts on cultivars and the straight
> species of American plum, chickasaw plum, wild goose plums (P. munsoniana;
> P. rivularis; P. hortulana)?  Is Guthrie (P. augustifolia x spp.) much
> better flavored than the straight species A. augustifolia.
> > Thank you,
> > Steve
> >
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