SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus domestica 'Methley'
COMMON NAME: Plum
GARDEN SIZE: 15 ft. x 15 ft.
GROWTH RATE: 13"-24" per year
USDA ZONE: 5-9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Loamy & well drained soil
HABIT (FORM): Deciduous, Semi-dwarf
BLOOM TIME: Early-spring bloomer
HARVEST TIME: Late August (Mid-Summer)
CHILLING HOURS: 250
FRUIT: Sweet & firm; Flesh is red & clings to stone; Skin is Purple
POLLINATION: Self-fertile but has a better yield with a pollinator such as Santa Rosa
CARE: Prune when dormant
USES: Good for fresh eating, dried or canned