Plum tree - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by sfontnette
April 30, 2010
I bought two

Answer from NGA
April 30, 2010


Both apricot and plum trees are members of the Prunus family so the leaves and flowers will look similar. The plant tag indicates a plum tree. I'm not sure how you came to the conclusion that one is an apricot. If it's the fruit color, it may be a yellow plum rather than a red plum. If so, it will pollinate your red plum and vice versa. All plums bear a heavier crop if they have a second variety near by for cross pollination. Hope this answers your question.

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