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Methley Plum

Will Ship Spring 2024

Plant Type: Dormant, bare-root

Zones:  5-9

Soil Type:  Clay & Loamy Soil

Site Selection: Full Sun

Mature Height & Width:  10-20' Height and 10-20' Spread

Growth Rate:  Moderate - 12-24" per year once established

Moisture Requirements: Average

Plant Characteristics

Methley Plum Tree

Prunus salicina - 'Methley'

The Methley Plum Tree is a standard plum which will grow to a height of 10-20' and have an equal spread. This is a self-pollinating and heavy bearing plum that will first produce fragrant, snowy-white flowers in the spring. Each summer, you will be able to make multiple harvests of the sweet, mild flavored, reddish-purple fruit. This fast growing tree displays good heat, drought and disease resistance. 

Product Questions

What rootstock is the methley plum on?
Question by: Thomas on Dec 3, 2020, 12:43 PM
Methley plum is grafted on Halford standard rootstock.
Answer by: Chief River Nursery on Dec 3, 2020, 1:19 PM
Question by: Brad Teaford on Mar 2, 2021, 5:46 PM
The Methley plum is a cling variety.
Answer by: Chief River Nursery on Mar 4, 2021, 1:59 PM
Does this self pollinate or do you need multiple trees? How long until it has fruit?
Question by: Chris Cejka on Nov 21, 2021, 8:06 PM
The Methley Plum is self pollinating. It is considered fast growing and will start producing fruit typically in 3-5 years.
Answer by: Chief River Nursery on Nov 22, 2021, 2:09 PM
How large are the plums that are produced?
Question by: Jan Drury on Mar 18, 2022, 3:48 PM
It is considered a medium size plum fruit
Answer by: Chief River Nursery on Mar 18, 2022, 4:23 PM