EUROPEAN PLUM - PRUNUS DOMESTICA

European plum fruit

Common Name: European plum

Scientific Name: 
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Species: domestica

Hardiness Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 15 to 20 ft 
Width: 15 to 20 ft

Description:​ European plum is native to western Asia and Europe. It can grow in any soil and light conditions; it does prefer to grow in moist soils. This tree blooms in April with white to pink flower petals. The fruits are fleshy with a hard covered seed in the middle. They ripen from July to November. Trees are usually self- fertile depending on the cultivar.