[nafex] Beach Plum

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 12:36:31 EDT 2013

I planted a bunch of beach plums 20 years ago.  They've all since turned
into thickets, they produce lotsa very astringent fruit that tend to get
some disease that make the fruit mummified. In this climate and soils they
do well.


On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Dr. Lucky Pittman <lpittman at murraystate.edu
> wrote:

> Purchased two seedling beach plums from Ken Asmus at OIKOS, probably 15
> years ago - they grew to be two very different plants; one was small -
> never
> surpassed 3ft in height, and suckered minimally, the other is probably 6 ft
> tall and has suckered profusely.
> Though both bloomed regularly, only the smaller plant ever produced any
> fruits, and it died suddenly several years ago.
> So... I have a profusely suckering non-productive beach plum, which I'll
> probably get around to digging out or cutting & poisoning at some point.
> Suppose I could plant another one, but I figure I'd be better off putting
> something more productive, like blackberries, in those spots.
> Lucky Pittman
> Hopkinsville, KY
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