Plant Library

Plum, Eating Alderman

Common Name: Plum, Eating

Botanical Name: Prunus

Variety: Alderman

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: May

Zone: 4 to 8

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 10 to 15 Feet

Mature Width: 15 to 20 Feet

Notes: Burgundy red - Introduced in 1986 by the University of Minnesota. Excellent fresh or for preserves, soft and sweet. Bears fruit the second season after planting. Fruit is of large size and named after Professor W. H. Alderman. Very attractive and valued as an ornamental. 'Toka' makes a great pollinators.