A picture of a Plum 'Flavour Fall'

Plum 'Flavour Fall'

Prunus domestica 'Flavour Fall'

Also known as

Pruim (Afr.)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

7m

Max

7m

3m

Min

5m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees blossom in Spring and the fruit ripen in late summer / autumn (April).

Plum 'Flavour Fall' Overview

Plums is stonefruit and produce smooth hairless fruit with a single stone. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on choosing the best variety and rootstock combination for your garden. Flavour Fall needs cross pollinators, choose from the following: Souvenir, Fortune, Ruby Red, Sun Kiss. Flavour Fall is a dark red fruit with yellow flesh. It ripens at the end of summer- almost at autumn.

Common problems with Plum 'Flavour Fall'

Slugs and snails love new growth. Weevils or snout beetles will nibble little holes in the leaves and can also damage fruit - specially when the fruit is still young.

Plum 'Flavour Fall' Companion Plants

How to propagate Plum 'Flavour Fall'

Seed

Seeds need cold stratification - plant in Spring after a cold Winter into sandy soil. Seeds will not produce the same trees and fruit as the parents, seedlings thus need to have the desired cultivar grafted or budded onto the seedling or rootstock.

Special features of Plum 'Flavour Fall'

Hedge plant

Plum trees can be tree trained or espaliered into interesting shapes, including hedge rows.

Other uses of Plum 'Flavour Fall'

Edible

Fruits is used fresh, juiced or preserved. Plums can also be used in cooking and baking. Plum blossoms make a wonderful herbal tea!