Plum, Italian Prune


Prunus domestica

Perhaps the best known and coveted European plum, The Italian Prune Plum is a high quality variety excellent for both making prunes as its name indicates, as well as for fresh eating, winemaking and canning. It is resistant to bacterial spot, highly productive, and a consistent producer. An outstanding variety that is easy to grow and self-fertile.

USDA Zone: 4-9

Pollination: Self-fertile. Planting with a compatible European Plum will increase production.

Time to productivity: 2-3 years depending on conditions.

Ripening time: August-September




A sweet, dark purple Plum with firm, amber flesh. It is great for fresh eating and excellent for drying. Widely planted in the Northwest, this European variety is productive, reliable and easy to grow. Italian Prune Plum ripens in late August into September.

Additional information

Pot size

1 Gal, 3 Gal, 5 Gal, 7 Gal, 10 Gal, 15 Gal, Bare-root