Also known as
Wild Plum, Damson Plum
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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
Propagation is from grafting or from seeds.
Other uses of European Plum
They are grown mainly for their single, 5 petalled, to double flowers and autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions.