Dwarf a-okay™ Plum

$35.00 inc. GST

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Requires a pollinator

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Research findings state that higher consumption levels of antioxidant fruit are beneficial in supporting the human body’s immune system. Laboratory tests show that the a‑okay™ Plum has the highest antioxidants and potential health benefits of any plum variety available to home gardeners. The best potential health benefits of high antioxidant fruit is achieved when both the skin and flesh are consumed. a‑okay™ Plum is offered as both full size trees and dwarf trees by PlantNet® retail nurseries.

A prolific cropping tree producing large numbers of dark skinned plums with blood red flesh and a small seed. New growth is a beautiful burgundy colour throughout the growing season.

Pollination is required from another plum variety which flowers at the same time. Suggestions are Ruby Blood plum, Narrabeen plum, Mariposa plum or Satsuma plum.

Suitability
Not recommended for coastal Queensland and northern New South Wales as winters are not cold enough to produce fruit.
fruit tree growing suitable map Australia
Uses
Available as both full size trees and dwarf fruit tree options. The dwarf version is a low maintenance tree ideal for backyards, pots, or tubs.
Tree height
Dwarf- 2.5m, Full size- 4.0m
Tree width
Dwarf- 2.5m, Full size- 3.5m-4.0m
Skin colour
Dark red, speckled
Flesh
Deep red, freestone
Fruit shape
Rounded heart shape
Fruit size
Large
Flavour
Sweet, tender
Harvest time
Early March
Fruit uses
Eating fresh, stewing, jams, cooking, preserving
Comments
Prolific bearer

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