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Sweet Treat Pluerry

Original price $79.99 - Original price $79.99
Original price
$79.99
$79.99 - $79.99
Current price $79.99
SKU C356

Prunus x 'Sweet Treat'

This Sweet Treat was the first of the interspecific crosses created by the prolific modern breeder Fred Zaiger to carry the name pluerry (plum/sweet cherry cross, with bits other prunus family members like apricot and peach). It looks like a rounded, red Asian plum, and the flavor is mostly plum as well, but the cherry brings lots more sweetness and complexity. Clingstone, with lovely amber flesh and a surprisingly small pit.

Reliably pollinated by Asian plums like Toka, Shiro and Beauty, this ripens late and is worth the wait.

USDA Zone: 6-9

Grow Height:  12' 

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: Late 

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer

Rootstock: Myro 29C

Read our Plum Growing Guide

Size Options: Semi-Dwarf (4'-5')

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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  • Is the Pluerry susceptible to the black rot / mold that can happen in plum trees?

    Yes, complex crosses are bred for flavor and color, not disease resistence.

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Donna
Has to be the best root stock

I bought 3 trees. A Plum, a mixed Plum, and a Pluot. They are so beautiful. Roots were good because they were prepared right prior to shipping. There were actually branches, not 2 pointy sticks, and they are all full of buds. I will not buy another fruit tree unless it is a Raintree.
Thank you all