Thinking about growing prune trees, hmm? Italian prune plum trees Prunus domestica are an excellent choice of plum varietal to grow. Italian prunes can be kept as dwarf trees around feet through careful pruning, a very manageable size. They are self fertile, winter hardy and the luscious fruit can be eaten fresh, dried or canned. Prune trees produce five years after planting just as plum trees. However, their fruit has a much higher sugar content, making it preferable for drying with the pit inside without the risk of fermenting. Italian prune tree plantings are ready for harvest in early September.
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Once the ground is carefully staked, the young scions are planted in the future orchard. This orchard is set out a little like a chessboard, and the trees have sufficient space between them to grow in harmony, and to leave space for our machines. The variety, rootstock and health are certified in the nurseries by government-certified agencies. Plant protection is used to curb the enthusiasm of local rabbits and deer. In order to grow beautiful, healthy plums, you need to prune the young saplings into shape shaping , and then prune them a little more every year so that each fruit receives as much sun as possible in the ripening season fructification pruning. Der Plum farmers prune their trees in winter. According to our estimates, between 80 and hours per hectare are dedicated to this important work. By reducing the volume of the branches, pruning helps : - Ensure that the tree develops properly and does not grow superfluous branches, - Enable sunlight to penetrate through the tree and ensure both correct ripening and better health, - Reduce the number of plums on the tree for a more regular, higher quality larger fruit harvest and a better yield, - Facilitate the application of spray treatment, improving the effectiveness with the same amount of product and reducing the number of treatments needed. With the arrival of spring, the temperature starts to climb back up. This is the time that the trees start to blossom.
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