A picture of a European Plum

European Plum

Prunus domestica

Also known as

Wild Plum, Damson Plum

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

9m

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of European Plum
A photo of European Plum

European Plum Overview

This is a deciduous tree growing to 9m with lance-shaped leaves to 13cm that are finely toothed. The single or paired flowers are red to white to 5cm followed by ovoid small fruits to 6.5cm.

Common problems with European Plum

How to propagate European Plum

Grafting

Propagation is from grafting or from seeds.

Seed

Other uses of European Plum

They are grown mainly for their single, 5 petalled, to double flowers and autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions.