The Wickson plum is one more of many Burbank's successes; large, heart-shaped, greenish-yellow plum with very sweet, marvelously refreshing, translucent flesh. Wickson plum is low chill,partially self-fruitful, very good keeper. Precocious bearer.
Growing Considerations for Wickson Plum
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,10
Pollination: Pollinate with another Asian plum
Mature Size: 12-15 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree
Recommended Spacing: 12-15 ft. summer pruned 8 ft.spacing
Ripens: Late July into early August
Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Years to bear: 1-3 years
Shape when shipped: Feathered (prominent side branching)
*Size supplied when shipped: 5/8 inch caliper (width around trunk) 5 to 7 ft. in field (trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped)
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Note on Shipping:
Our Plum trees are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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