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Plum - Mirabelle Golden Sphere

Large yellow dessert plum from the Ukraine, sweet and juicy. Delicious eaten fresh off the tree, it also cooks well. Regular and heavy cropper, the branches may need extra support to avoid breaking under the weight of fruit. Self-fertile.

Season: August

Planting Distance: 5m (16ft)

Approximate Height: 4m (13ft) after 10 years

Instances of poor pollination are nearly always caused by bad weather at blossom time, limiting the activity of insects.

This plum tree is growing on a semi-dwarf rootstock, ideal for the average garden.

Plums need a sunny site and a neutral soil to crop well, a pH of 6.0 - 7.5 is ideal.