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Superior Plum Tree

Superior Plum Tree

Often Bears the First Year!

Fast-growing clingstone bears red-blushed crimson fruits bursting with super-sweet yellow flesh. Ripens mid to late Aug. Hardy Japanese-American hybrid. We suggest Alderman or wild plums as a pollinator.

Now available as a Reachables®! Reachables® Apple Tree produces full-sized fruit on a compact tree. This means it's easier to grow your own fruit even if you have limited space. You can plant Reachables in your garden, orchard or even a container. They are easier to manage than full-sized trees. Now one person can prune, spray, net and harvest the tree—without using a ladder! Please note: Because Reachables produce full-sized fruit on smaller trees, they require a tree support.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties, a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit—How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

  • Zone 4 - 8 (-20° F.)
  • Height Standard: 12-15 feet. Reachables: 6-8 feet. Reachables tree heights will vary some based on location, soil, light, temperature, and other environmental factors.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
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  • Select Option
  • Price
  • 08443
  • Standard 2-4 ft.-1 tree
  • Out Of Season
  • 62650
  • Standard Deluxe
  • Out Of Season
  • 62652
  • Reachables™ 2-4 ft
  • Out Of Season
  • 62653
  • Reachables™ Deluxe
  • Out Of Season

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Prunus 'Superior'
  • Height: Standard: 12-15 feet. Reachables: 6-8 feet. Reachables tree heights will vary some based on location, soil, light, temperature, and other environmental factors.
  • Spacing: Standard: 20 feet. Reachables: 6-10 feet.
  • Depth: Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread: Standard: 15 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: May
  • Form: Upright, deciduous.
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Plum trees adapt to most soil types, as long as they are well-drained. They will not grow in wet soil. They do best in a slightly acidic, (pH 6.3-6.8) clay loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: Prune European plum trees as you would apple trees. Prune hybrid plum trees like peach trees. Prune Japanese plums just like you would prune hybrid plums. The best time to prune plums is early Spring or early Summer during a dry day. Never prune in Winter (to avoid silver leaf disease).
  • Pollinator: Kaga, Alderman or wild plums.

Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2019 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Iris Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
1B-2A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
2B-3B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/26/19 - 11/1/19
4A-6A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/12/19 - 11/1/19
6B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7A 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7B-8B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 3/8/19 - 11/1/19
9A-10B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 2/22/19 - 11/1/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/21/2019
Zones 7-10: 11/4/2019
8/26/2019 10/28/2019

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Prunus 'Superior'
  • Height: Standard: 12-15 feet. Reachables: 6-8 feet. Reachables tree heights will vary some based on location, soil, light, temperature, and other environmental factors.
  • Spacing: Standard: 20 feet. Reachables: 6-10 feet.
  • Depth: Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread: Standard: 15 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: May
  • Form: Upright, deciduous.
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Plum trees adapt to most soil types, as long as they are well-drained. They will not grow in wet soil. They do best in a slightly acidic, (pH 6.3-6.8) clay loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: Prune European plum trees as you would apple trees. Prune hybrid plum trees like peach trees. Prune Japanese plums just like you would prune hybrid plums. The best time to prune plums is early Spring or early Summer during a dry day. Never prune in Winter (to avoid silver leaf disease).
  • Pollinator: Kaga, Alderman or wild plums.
Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2019 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Iris Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
1B-2A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
2B-3B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/26/19 - 11/1/19
4A-6A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/12/19 - 11/1/19
6B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7A 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7B-8B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 3/8/19 - 11/1/19
9A-10B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 2/22/19 - 11/1/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/21/2019
Zones 7-10: 11/4/2019
8/26/2019 10/28/2019

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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