Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers Association

Japanese or Manchurian Plum?

October 23, 2006

most common fresh eating plums in the USA. They are larger, rounder (or heart shaped), and firmer than European plums and are primarily grown for fresh market. Damsons, Bullace plums,…

TART-CHERRY AND PLUM OBSERVATIONS

September 9, 1996

…yet unnamed new plum from the Prosser breeding program, Prosser Plum 7524-7.   The trees I want to discuss are those that have borne for 2-3 years. They all went…

EUROPEAN PLUMS FOR ALASKA

April 29, 1992

…species of Prunus European plums are less hardy (zones 8-4) than the American hybrid plums, but hardier than Japanese plums (Prunus salicina). Generally self-fertile, they bear fruit on fairly long-lived…

Hardy Plums

December 23, 2005

…by Bob Boyer and plums grown by Bob Purvis (at his Minnesota orchard.)   The plums were ones that Purvis thought might do well for us. If I got it…

WINTER 1996-97 SURVIVAL

December 9, 1997

PLUM PROLIFIC PROMATE PTITSON 5 PLUM PT1TSON 9 PLUM QUALITY RAE IME RED ASTRACHIN RED BARON RED COAT PLUM RED FLESH RED GLOW PLUM REDGRAVENSTEIN RED HEART RED PEPPIN RED…

A plum tree in Interior Alaska – 1988

March 10, 1988

the plants about 12 years ago and called them Eskimo plums (Vic thinks they are Manchurian plums) and planted them on the south side of their house. The tree is…

CHERRY PLUM REPORT

January 29, 1992

By Clair J. Lammers   This year I had good success with growing and ripening four (4) varieties of cherry plums in the interior of Alaska. The following is a…

FRUIT TREE SURVIVAL RECORD, WINTER 1989 -1990 FAIRBANKS ALASKA

January 28, 1991

…Early Joe, Imperial Gaia, Kerr, Lowland Raspberry, Norhey, Noran. Royal Gala, Yellow Transparent (Brewer Strain). Stone fruit and misc.: Americana plum, Sapa plum, Toka plum, sand cherry, aannaberry and gooseberry….

1988-89 WINTER HARDINESS REPORT: Purvis

March 12, 1990

…the snow, but his Stanley plum had only slight winterkill above the snow line, and likewise his Compass cherry-plum.   Of the apricots Rich has tried in west Anchorage, only…

ORCHARD REPORT – Interior Summer 1995

October 9, 1995

…Westland 8/28 Manchurian 8/31 Yellow plum *Patterson 8/31 Norland 8/31 Dolgo 8/31 Norda 8/31 Noret 8/31 *Brookgold plum 8/31 *Brookred plum 9/3 *Heyer 6 9/3 *Golden Uralian 9/3 Rostherm 15…

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