My beautiful plum tree

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Post  Randy_Davis on Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:29 pm

my nellie wrote:
Do you think it is worth while to start from seed? Which is the rate of mume growth (slow, fast)
Thank you!

Alexandra,

The rate of growth of Prunus mume is quite good and will produce a tree in a reasonable timeframe (in bonsai years that is). However, Trees grown from seed are very, very, very slow to start flowering and can take up to 10 years to produce the first flower. If you have the time and patients they are worthwile, but if you can find cutting grown plants they should flower right away. In your zone 9 you may need to supply some supplemental cold during the winter months by putting the tree in a refrigerator to make sure that the tree gets enough cold to satisfy the dormancy requirements. I would give it a try if you have the desire!!!!!!

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Re: My beautiful plum tree

Post  bonsaisr on Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:41 pm

Khaimraj Seepersad wrote:
Name changed to - Armeniaca mume
I don't think the name was really changed. Somebody did their homework & found that is the original correct name.
I tried Armeniaca mume once. This was a zaftig (plump & well-developed) seedling close to ten years old. It never bloomed. I finally got rid of it because it couldn't tolerate our Zone 5 inland summers (hot dry wind). No matter what I did, by the end of the summer the leaves were rags. And the true apricot came down with crown gall.
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Re: My beautiful plum tree

Post  海上闻樵 on Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:34 am

My plum varieties are " gulihong ". Stripping bark of xylem is red, is the most red plum flower color. cheers

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Post  海上闻樵 on Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:37 am

The plum blossom is a species of China should not be called " the Japanese apricot ". cheers

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Re: My beautiful plum tree

Post  my nellie on Fri Mar 25, 2011 8:49 pm

Randy, thank you!
Time...? A little younger than you are but I don't think I can wait so long to admire those magnificent flowers...

Kevin, thank you!
I have known Athens as 10 and I have also seen 9b in another map.

Khaimraj, thank you!
Yes, there are plum trees (prunus genus) here, too. But the blossoms have nothing to do with those of prunus mume. And the blossoms are what I would like to enjoy, but it seems I will only admire them in pictures...

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Re: My beautiful plum tree

Post  charlesryder on Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:10 pm


I'd really like to see the pic for this mume but it doesn't appear. has it flowered this year ...... ?

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my beautiful plum tree

Post  moyogijohn on Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:16 am

What has happened to the picture ???? can you post a up date ??? thanks take care john

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Post  Guest on Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:39 am

I would also love to see the picture but it doesnt show up.

With regards zones & suitability, I live in zone 10 and currently have Prunus armeniaca, X blireiana, cerasifera 'Nigra', domestica, 'Elvins', dulcis, incisa, mume, persica, persica 'Magnifica', serrulata & subhirtella... all grow & flower well in my climate.

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