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Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties

W. T. Macoun

Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fruit-culture -- Canada.,
  • Plum -- Canada -- Varieties.,
  • Plum -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.T. Macoun.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 85523, Bulletin / Dominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada) -- no. 43.
    ContributionsDominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (42 fr.)
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20834936M
    ISBN 100665855230

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Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties by W. T. Macoun Download PDF EPUB FB2

Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties Related Titles Series: Bulletin / Dominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada) ; no.

Book Edition: Rev. Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties. Ottawa: Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties [electronic resource] / By W. Abstract. Original issued in series: Bulletin / Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties book Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada) ; no.

At head of title: Dominion of Canada. Department of Agriculture. Experimental available. Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties By W. (William Tyrrell) Macoun and Dominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada)Author: William Tyrrell Macoun.

Canada plum - Prunus nigra - The best plum pollinator The Canadian plum (Prunus nigra) is native, but it is also the best plum tree to use as a pollinator for hybrid plum trees.

It is the plum tree that offers the longest pollination period, starting its flowers with the very first flowering plum tree varieties, and lasting as long as.

Cultural Information- Pollinizer branches should be grafted into Early Italian trees or pollinizers planted to improve cropping. Good pollinizers are Peach Plum, Bradshaw Greengage or Damson. Planting Trend - Stable. LATE STRAINS. Cultural Information - Late strains of Italian prunes should be removed if they mature after September Early maturity and good size are important.

A good home grown plum tree produces very sweet fruit that are far superior to what you can buy in a grocery store. Our varieties of plum trees are cold hardy and therefore suitable for growing in northern Canada.

Unlike apples or pears, plums do not keep well and have to be eaten fast once picked. Myrobalan B, the standard rootstock recommended for plum in Ontario, is a satisfactory pollenizer for all Japanese plum cultivars grown in the province.

However, the fruit of Myrobalan B are very small and unsuitable for #: Plums and plum culture; a monograph of the plums cultivated and indigenous in North America, By.

Waugh, F. (Frank Albert), Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. New York:Orange Judd company, Subjects.

Plum Call Number. SBW35 Language. English. To ensure the healthy growth of Moyer Plums, plant its crop with other European plum varieties like Brooks Plum.

The best quality is that Mayor Plums do not get affected by pests. However, they need to be protected against bacteria and that can be done with the use of Bacterial : Popoptiq. Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Ontario and Quebec, with descritpions of varieties.

Ottawa: Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

Common name Plum, gage, damson, mirabelle and myroballan Botanical name Prunus domestica, P. insititia, P. ceracifera and P. salicina Group Fruiting deciduous tree/top fruit Flowering time Early to mid-spring Planting time November to March Height m (ft) depending on rootstock Aspect Full sun, south- south-west or west-facing Hardiness Fully hardy, but frost may damage blossom and.

There are over a hundred varieties of plums currently growing in Canada. Some of these are commerical, others are experimental and of course most are in our own gardens. Plums are adaptable and hardy, making them the second most popular fruit to grow (next to apples) in Canadian gardens. But, as with any plant or fruit, we must keep a close eye to make sure it's growing properly and : Stephanie Verge.

(Prunus species) Plums provide an abundance of delicious fruit with relatively little care. Plums are unique among the fruits in that they are a very diverse group belonging to fifteen different species and are native to areas throughout the world. No fruits we can think of come in such a variety of colors, shapes, sizes and flavors.

Japanese Beauty Plum. Most Japanese plums are classed as cooking plums but they can also be eaten fresh as dessert plums. The Beauty Plum is a medium size plum with bright red skin and amber tinged red flesh.

These Okanagan plum varieties are the richest flavored Japanese plums, and make a beautiful red plum jelly. This is a hybrid plum that must be pollinated by a pure Canadian or American plum to produce fruit.

This is not bought for its ability to bear heavy fruits but it is more of a curiosity plum, for its resemblance to an apricot. Canadian Plum Is the best pollinating plum.

This wild plum, native to Canada will pollinate American plums and Asian plums. Prunus spp, plum (additional notes) Asian and, even more so, European plums are highly susceptible to disease in hot, wet climates, while plum species from eastern North America (and possibly some of their hybrids) are fairly resistant.

Tree diseases can be deadly, but the process is generally slow, giving them many years to produce. In contrast to peaches which is the single species, Prunus persica, plums consist of four different species Prunus domestica (European), P.

americana (American plum), P. cerasifera (cherry plum), and P. salicina (Japanese plum) plus their hybrids. Advertisement.

Widely adapted, reliably prolific, more compact, and less demanding than most fruit trees, plums are a natural choice for the home grower. Plums are delicious cooked in jams, jellies, butters, sauces; baked in pies and coffee cakes; dried as prunes; or -- best of all -- eaten juicy fresh right off the tree.

For the home gardener, plums offer an additional bonus: the trees add a beautiful. The plums can be eaten raw although the texture is not nearly as juicy as many other plum or greengage varieties. Their primary use is for cooking and they make excellent tarts and jams. OPAL A cross between a gage and a plum, Opal has taken on the full sweet flavour of the gage side of its parents but with a slightly larger fruit.

We can eliminate the imports by planting more cold hardy, more disease resistant varieties of plums better adapted to Canadian climate conditions. This new generation of plums must be resistant to black knot disease and should be able to resist C temps AND produce crops of sweet and delicious fruit.

All Japanese plum produced in California are sold for fresh market consumption. Only % of European plums* are sold as “sugar plums” for fresh markets, and the rest are dried as prunes (Day and Buchner ). Japanese plum (Prunus salicina) originated in China and was domesticated in Japan about years ago.

United States commercial. Self-Pollinating Plum Tree Varieties. Maintaining a home orchard is a fun and rewarding project that can provide abundant, tree-ripened, home grown fruit. Plum trees (Prunus sp.) are a natural.

Macoun, W. (William Tyrrell), Plum culture and district lists of plums suitable for Canada with descriptions of varieties [electronic resource] / (Ottawa: Dept. of Agriculture, ), also by Dominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada) (page images at HathiTrust).

There are two types of varieties, the European, that contain less water and more soluble solids, suitable to be dried, and the Japanese, more juicy for fresh consumption.

Some European varieties are thought to come from the Prunus domestica, a wild plum tree that grows near the Caspian Sea. Greengage plum is a green plum common in France. It has green skin and a greenish-yellow flesh with a honey-like flavor.

Mirabelle plums are the sweetest of all plum varieties. The small fruit with a slight reddish blush is popular for making eau-de-vie in France. Plum trees are delicious, summer fruiting plants that are delightful for fresh eating and with some varieties, drying as Prunes.

Many varieties exist including Green Gages, Damsons, Plums and Italian Prunes. European Plums will produce some fruit on their own, but will produce far more if pollinated by another European Plum in the area.

Plum Tree Cultivars. Damson plums - The damason, damson plum or "damascene" (Prunus domestica ssp. insititia, or sometimes known as Prunus insititia), have a relatively small plum fruit with a distinctive somewhat astringent are widely used for culinary purposes especially in jam or fruit preserves.

The name damson comes from Middle English damascene, damesene, damasin, and. For the home gardener, plums offer an additional bonus: the trees add a beautiful, graceful touch to any home landscape. Which variety of plum tree to plant depends partly on your location. Hardy European plums are the most widely planted plum across the United States.

The more delicate Japanese plums thrive where peach trees thrive. Japanese plums are the most common fresh plum available for sale due to a longer shelf life than European plums. In the United States, plum varieties that dehydrate without fermenting are called prunes.

They have high sugar content, and notoriously large amounts of dietary fiber that have a laxative effect. The image of grandpa’s prune juice. plums in spring that are as good or better than market varieties. Some plums will fruit without a pollinizer plum, but most require a pollinator variety.

Self-fruitful plums will produce more fruit with cross-pollination from another variety. Care of Plum Trees Planting: Plum trees need to be planted 8' to 10' from the nearest tree.

They can be. Plums have many species, and taxonomists differ on the count. Depending on the taxonomist, between 19 and 40 species of plum exist. From this diversity only two species, the hexaploid European plum (Prunus domestica) and the diploid Japanese plum (Prunus salicina and hybrids), are of worldwide commercial : Tracheophytes.

Excerpt from Plums and Plum Culture: A Monograph of the Plums Cultivated and Indigenous in North America, With a Complete Account of Their Propagation, Cultivation and Utilization The principal reasons why Downing's great book will never be revised are these: First, the list of varieties known and grown in America is so great that one man Author: Frank A.

Waugh. PLUMS agriculture sign with plum fruits varieties picture, farm workers on the fields in the background, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale) 'Patty's Plum', close-up Search Results for Plum Varieties Stock Photos and Images (1,) Page 1 of   Commercial Varieties of Plums Cultivated in India: Most of the commercial Plum varieties are grown in India belong to Salicina (Japanese) group.

Their fruits have best taste and are suitable as fresh fruit while others for processing. For Important plum verities cultivated in India for plains requiring low cooling period Read Here.

I have grafted lots of varieties onto A. plum rootstocks. Suckers are easily controlled by mowing the grass around grafted trees. The rootstocks are vigorous, precocious, and adaptable to a wide variety of soil conditions. American plums have been crossed with Japanese plums to create many outstanding varieties that are commercially available.

America’s romance with heirloom produce means more plum varieties each year. Flavorful light-skinned plums—like Greengage—had been mostly replaced by larger, darker fruits, which hide bruises.

And because they're often harvested before ripe, they sometimes lack flavor. Happily, more interesting varieties are making a comeback. Types of Self Fertile Plum Trees.

Trees using their own pollen to produce fruits rather than the pollen of neighboring trees are said to be self-fertile. Although several varieties of plums and. The Plums of New York catalogs 1, varieties of Old World plums in that state, including a blue-skinned, green-fleshed Tragedy plum.

Origin stories of the plum suggest that the Domestica, our. Plums are a great fruit for home-canning. Since the skins are edible, no peeling is re-quired. Skipping this step means plums can be processed very quickly. Sweet, juicy canned plums bring a taste of summer to winter meals.

Yields and equivalents: One pound Japanese varieties, (about six average plums, approx. 2-inches in diameter),File Size: KB. Ripeness can’t be judged by colour as there are so many different plum varieties.

Instead, go for plump fruit that is slightly soft and avoid hard or very soft plums. Store plums in a paper bag, out of the fridge, or unwashed in the fridge for several days. Nutritionally speaking, three small plums make up one serving of fruit.Varieties of Black Plums.

There a several varieties of black plums. Among them are the Friar, the Black Beauty and the Black Splendor. The Friar is an older but still popular black plum. Friars are a dessert plum, good eaten out of hand.

The flesh is creamy yellow and fairly firm, the pit is small. Its skin is smooth and shiny.Culture of plum synonyms, Culture of plum pronunciation, Culture of plum translation, English dictionary definition of Culture of plum. an oval, fleshy, edible fruit: He stuck in his thumb and pulled out a plum.