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can P. cerasifera pollinate other plums?

Posted by hairmetal4ever Z7 MD (My Page) on
Fri, May 3, 13 at 14:11

Since P. cerasifera (to my understanding) has been used as one of the parents of many of the Asian/hybrid plums, & also as a rootstock for plums, can, say, a "Purple leaved plum" such as the Thundercloud cultivar of P. cerasifera pollinate any of the Japanese/Asian/hybrid plums reliably?


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RE: can P. cerasifera pollinate other plums?

Probably.

I have an eight month old seedling that originated from a cross between a Mariposa plum, seed parent, x a Krauter vesuvious plum, pollen parent. The seedling has red leaves.


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