Methley plum still hasn't bloomed

nick_b79(4/5 Southeast MN)June 2, 2012

I planted a bare-root Methley plum 2 yr ago, and it has grown vigorously to approximately 6-7 ft tall. This is the third spring it's leafed out, and it still hasn't put out so much as one flower, much less any fruit. A Toka plum I planted this spring as a bare-root tree actually put out half a dozen blossoms already.

So, is it normal that Methley plums are slow to flower and fruit, or is there something wrong with my tree?

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ltilton

It's too young to worry about this.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 9:05PM
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rasputinj

Plums are slow, wait for year 3 or 4 to get a couple of plums. Year 5 or 6 for a lot of plums. It will change a bit depending on rootstock. For quicker results peaches are faster.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 1:57AM
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