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Italian Prune

Italian Prune

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Italian Prune

Prunus domestica 'Italian'

Grandpa's Choice™ Italian Prune is often used for drying. It ripens in mid-season, just ahead of Stanley time, and is a beautiful dark purple, with sweet, firm yellow flesh. It is more suited for western areas than Stanley, but will grow well in the east to.

Height

10-14 Feet

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Spread

10-14 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

5-8

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Item # Description Price
326 Italian Prune on Standard (Peach) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Prunus domestica 'Italian'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Italian is mostly self-fertile, but benefits by cross pollination in setting bigger crops.

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A Little History about Italian Prune

Italian Prune is also known as Fellenberg, and has always been popular. It was replaced in the east by Stanley, which was a little hardier and more suited to eastern conditions.

Prunus domestica 'Italian' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Excellent pollinizer
Somewhat self-fertile
Fruit Characteristics
Freestone
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Mid-season
Other Attributes
Grandpa's Choice™
Very sweet
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Uses
Good for drying
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking