Flavor Grenade is green skinned pluot blushed with red. Flavor Grenade will hang on the tree for 4-6 weeks while getting sweeter yet retaining its crunchy texture. 300-600 chill hours, requires an Asian plum pollinator.
Growing Considerations for Flavor Grenade Pluot
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,10
Pollinate with one of the following: Santa Rosa or Satsuma plum
Mature Size: 12-16 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft. summer pruned 8 ft.spacing
Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Years to bear: 1-3 years
Shape when shipped: Lightly Feathered (some side branching)
*Size supplied when shipped: 5/8 inch caliper (width around trunk) 5 to 7ft. 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 plumcot 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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