Byrongold Plum

Byrongold Plum

Regular price $25.00 Sale

Prunus salicina 'Byron Gold'

Produces round fruit w/yellow skin and flesh. Red blush appear on skin & flesh during its mature period.

“Byrongold meets or exceeds all current expectations for tree vigor, productivity, precocity, and resistance to the bacterial and fungal diseases that are common in the Southeastern United States”. - US Dept. of Agriculture

All Plums require a pollinator. Pollinates with any other plum tree!    It's recommended to have 2 cultivars to ensure better fruit yield. 

Cold hardy 10 - 15 degrees     450 Chill hours

Ready to harvest in June -  July     

Plum information courtesy of our friends at the NC State Extension Gardener 'Plant Toolbox'   <- excellent reference site

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 10' - 20'
Spread 15' - 20'
Shape Standard fruit-tree form
Primary Foliage Color Green (elliptic w/fine tooth on margin)
Seasonal Foliage Color Winter Dormant
Flowering Season Spring (early)
Flower Color White (fragrant)
Fruits Heavy Bearer (over 2" in diameter)
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow - Medium
Sun Preferences Full Sun (6 or more hours a day)
Water Preferences AverageEnsure planting area provides adequate drainage.