By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener Plums are a delectable addition to any home garden. Growing plum trees is not only rewarding but also extremely tasty. Plums are excellent fresh but also make a wonderful jam or jelly.
Plum 'Victoria' - A reliable, self-fertile plum which produces a heavy crop of delicious large, pale red fruit with golden-yellow flesh. Available in a variety of rooting stocks to suit differing garden sizes. A rounded rather than upright tree.
Problems with plum trees are many, and plum tree diseases may slow or stop production of the fruit crop. Find out the most common of these diseases in this article so you can treat them effectively if necessary.