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Imperial Epineuse European Plum

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$59.99
$59.99 - $59.99
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SKU C141

Prunus domestica 'Imperial Epineuse'

This wonderfully flavorful, sweet French prune plum has been used at the English National Fruit Trials as a standard to judge prune flavor. The medium-to-large plums have dusky burgundy/purple skin and clear amber flesh when perfectly ripe. The flavor is fabulous, and the fresh texture is dense, silky and succulent.

The tree is an attractive upright grower; not as much of a spreader as many other plums. Reliably self fruitful in most climates, but you'll enjoy more bounty with a different Euro plum variety as a pollinizer. The freestone fruit ripens in late August.

USDA Zone: 5-9

Grow Height:  12' 

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: August

Pollination: Mostly Self Fertile

Rootstock: St. Julian A

Read our Plum Growing Guide

Size: Dwarf (4'-5')

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  • I’m confused about the actual full height of the imperial epineuse plum. It’s listed as a dwarf (4’-5’) but in the description its states 12’(which generally is a semi-dwarf size). Could you please clarify for me. Thank you

    The size upon shipping is 4'-5', but it will grow to 12' tall when mature.

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