Small tree on exposed S side?

powermuffinJuly 30, 2012

Hello all. Could an Amur Maple or some kind of purple plum work in Longmont (zone 4), CO? I would love to have a plum tree that produces purple plums for canning. I need the tree to be Thanks,

Diane

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aloha2009

You are actually in zone 5b.

There is a beautiful Mimosa tree growing at the Denver Botanical Gardens that you might enjoy.

Hawthorns can be quite beautiful too.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 12:46AM
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david52_gw

The problem you might have with a southern exposure and fruit trees is very early flowering - the soil warms up pretty quickly on the south side of stuff - followed by frost.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2012 at 5:29PM
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