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Stanley Plum on Myrobalan (Spring 2024)


The standard for European plums, a self-fertile, cold-hardy tree.

This tree is cold hardy and late blooming. Although Stanley is a self-fertile plum, productivity and fruit quality will be improved by the presence of a pollenizer. Additionally, Stanley's late bloom time means that care should be taken if using it as a pollenizer. Stanley is resistant to bacterial spot, but quite susceptible to black knot. Fruit thinning is recommended.

Stanley is the standard prune-style plum for measuring harvest dates in the Northeast. It is a reliable cropper, and fruit will mature in early September in NY. The blue-black "drupes" are used primarily in cooking and preserves, but they are also delicious for fresh eating. The greenish-yellow flesh is sweet and juicy. Stanley is semi-freestone; the flesh comes off the stone quite cleanly, but split pit will occur under certain conditions. In spring this tree will produce stunning clouds of fragrant white flowers.

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This tree is cold hardy and late blooming. Although Stanley is a self-fertile plum, productivity and fruit quality will be improved by the presence of a pollenizer. Additionally, Stanley's late bloom time means that care should be taken if using it as a pollenizer. Stanley is resistant to bacterial spot, but quite susceptible to black knot. Fruit thinning is recommended.

Stanley is the standard prune-style plum for measuring harvest dates in the Northeast. It is a reliable cropper, and fruit will mature in early September in NY. The blue-black "drupes" are used primarily in cooking and preserves, but they are also delicious for fresh eating. The greenish-yellow flesh is sweet and juicy. Stanley is semi-freestone; the flesh comes off the stone quite cleanly, but split pit will occur under certain conditions. In spring this tree will produce stunning clouds of fragrant white flowers.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Plum
Subcategory: European, Self-Fertile, Cold-Hardy

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, jam, baking, canning, freezing, jelly, sauce
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: blue
Flesh color: yellow

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Agen x Grand Duke
Origin: NYSAES, Geneva, NY
Introduced in: 1926
Introduced by: Richard Wellington

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 8
Chill hours: 800
Ripening date: Sep 01 (approximate, in New York State) + 0 days after Stanley

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Myrobalan Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)
Tree spacing: See details
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Bacterial Spot: Resistant
Black Knot: Very Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? Y
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Stanley Plum on Myrobalan. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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