Prunus domestica ‘The Czar’ on
Plum ‘The Czar’ on ‘St. Julian A’ rootstock
Variety or Cultivar
‘The Czar’ on ‘St. Julian A’ rootstock _ ‘The Czar’ is a deciduous, fruit tree that produces sweet, purple plums with yellow flesh. It is a reliable cropper, and resistant to frost. Here ‘The Czar’ has been grafted onto ‘St. Julian’ rootstock.
White in Spring
Green in Spring; Green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Brown scale , Bullfinches , Caterpillars , Fruit tree red spider mite , Leaf mining moths , Plum leaf-curling aphid
Regular pruning required according to tree form. ‘Victoria’ needs to be heavily thinned to avoid biennial fruiting.
A self-fertile variety, it does not need to be planted with another plum to produce reliable crops.
Softwood cuttings, Budding, Grafting
Prunus domestica ‘The Czar’ on Prunus ‘St. Julian A’ rootstock (Plum ‘The Czar’ on ‘St. Julian A’ rootstock ) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 3m after 5-10 years.
Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Cottage/Informal
Grown in moist, neutral pH, free-draining, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Irrigate in dry periods.
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained