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Fruit tree comparisons


Fruit tree comparison - Methley
Plum tree
Methley

Methley is an early-season Japanese plum. It is reliably self-fertile, and crops heavily from a young age.
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Growing


Plum tree
Methley
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Pollination group1
Pollinating othersAverage
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Using


Plum tree
Methley
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
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Disease resistance


Plum tree
Methley
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Climate


Plum tree
Methley
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 5 (-29C)
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Plum tree
Methley
Country of originSouth Africa
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorPurple - light
Flesh colourDark red
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