A "second" will most likely have several cuts visible on the trunk. These are from low growing branches that were removed too late in the season. This means they have not yet had time to heal over properly. Lac Balsam has been applied to all cuts.
Please note: 2nd trees are covered by our standard guarantee.
Wildlife trees, by comparison, may be crooked, may not be identified, may be smaller or even left over from a custom graft.
Medium-sized reddish-purple plums with sweet, extra-juicy, deep red flesh ripen over a 10 day period. Eat them or use them up soon as they will not keep. The tree is vigorous and productive, making an excellent pollenizer for other early Japanese plums. Raintree Nursery sums it up like this–'Methley is the most reliable and easiest to grow fruit tree we offer.'
SELF-FERTILE | ZONE 4/5 | HARVEST: LATE JULY