Plum ‘Luisa’ Fruiting Plum. HARDCOPY REFERENCE GUIDE. Easy to grow and great for the home garden. Before planting, ensure the root ball is saturated and remove the planter bag or pot with minimal root disturbance. Only 1 left in stock. Propagation Prohibited. All Plum. Self fertile, producing masses of sweet fruit. It does not need another tree planted nearby for fruit to be produced. Search for: Search. Mid to late season (late Feb in Nelson). Product Name Price Qty; PLUM LUISA 17L - 1.0m to 1.3m - 17L - store pick up only $59.99. Shipping is now available for all books! Rhododendrons, Camellias & Hydrangeas Shelter. Read More. Considered to be self-fertile, it would benefit from being planted near another Japanese variety of plum such as Billington or Santa Rosa. Gift Vouchers Grasses Groundcovers New Zealand Natives. Product Name Price Qty; PLUM LUISA 17L - 1.0m to 1.3m - 17L - store pick up only $59.99. … Plum Luisa – Pb18 $ 59.95. Return to the heat and add the sugar and lemon juice. Only a few diseases affect plum trees, so a very basic organic spray programme will keep the tree healthy and productive. Virtually freestone. The Luisa plum is self-fertile and a heavy cropper. Description; Prices start at $35 to $42 and contact us for prices on different varieties Phone: 07 839 5446. It's designed to sell sugar. Plum Luisa MB. Plum Luisa was discovered in the Waikato area as a chance Plum seedling. It's one of the sweetest plums. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. This tree is self-fertile so it will not need another tree to produce fruit. We are suffering with very high humidity here at the moment (approx 96%) and many of the other stone fruit trees are succumbing to rot, but not the Luisa plum. Billington Early season. The firm flesh is also yellow and divinely sweet and juicy. Unique and delicious jelly made with our own Luisa plums. • Among the newer introductions, I would single out the plum Luisa. In season: Plum jam. Plums bear much of their fruit on lateral spurs that are two years old or older. Photo by Simon Lambert. Fruits late February. This fruit tree produces 5-petalled pure white flowers in early spring followed by oval edible fruit. Plum Satsuma GQ. Read more... Black Doris. All Plum Tree Varieties are priced at NZ $20 plus GST nett bagged and delivery unless otherwise stated in description. Growing Passionfruit. I feel I've done the right thing by doing this as. A deciduous, spreading tree growing to around 5m tall and 3m wide depending on pruning. Bring to a rolling boil for 20 minutes. Plum Plumcot Spring Satin MB. my new luisa plum tree was covered with ants which i have sprayed with success. European plums like this one rarely need fruit thinning. The plums found in the grocery store are domestic varieties. Large ripe fruits from our avenue of plum trees are throwing themselves to the floor and there is a sweet aroma in the air as many of the bounty burst open when they hit the ground and expose their juicy … This large yellow-skinned, yellow-fleshed plum has a distinctive dimple in its’ cheek, and is an unusually elongated, non-regular heart-shape. Early bird catches the worm. A cross between Plum Luisa and Plum Fortune. Silver leaf, a disease of the plum family can also be troublesome but you can guard against this by disinfecting your secateurs between pruning of each tree. Self fertile. Unusual shape, similar to a mango. Stir occasionally until the sugar is dissolved. PLUM LUISA. Black Amber. Add to Cart. These plums produce fruit on spurs that are at least one year old. Prefers full sun with well-drained soil and shelter from strong winds. Is it still possible to do this cut now that it is spring and the tree is in leaf? Aromatic, fine flesh, juicy, sweet if well ripened on the tree. Good disease resistance. Can be espaliered (fan shaped) for smaller gardens. SKU: 15444 Categories: Plants, Fruit Trees & Edibles, Plums. Planting is often improved on clay soils by adding extra topsoil and forming raised beds. In the meantime, please contact us for information on this specific variety. Deep Red Skin, yellow tasty firm flesh. Read more... Billington . He has also developed an outstanding plum variety called 'Lucy' ('Luisa' crossed with 'Fortune'), disease-resistant apples and an apricot variety which is being trialled. Plum Purple King GQ. Hi there, I bought a Luisa plum tree a week ago (late September) and it has been planted in my backyard for a week. this seems to hav... Find your nearest store onlinesupport@palmers.co.nz 08007256377 Log In Register It's fantastic. Phormium Pixie $ 18.99 Add to cart. Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate Learn About Climate Zones. This deciduous tree grows with an upright habit to about 5 m tall and 3 m wide, performing best when … Apply an organic mulch annually to help suppress weeds and conserve moisture. PLUM 'LUISA' (Ripens late January) Email to a Friend. Exceptionally sweet and juicy yellow fleshed plum. Many thanks Peggy . Highly recommended. I recently bought a Louisa plum for a friend - then noticed on the label it said partially self-f... Find your nearest store onlinesupport@palmers.co.nz 08007256377 Log In Register Exceptionally sweet and juicy yellow fleshed plum. Perennials & Garden Colour Planting Accessories & Tools. Newsletter. Considered to be self-fertile, it would benefit from being planted near another Japanese variety of plum such as Billington or Santa Rosa. Fruit is ready from end of January to early February. Out of Stock. NEWS & SPECIALS. Self-fertile. Plums are in season and it's the perfect time for buying extra and making jam, Alison Lambert writes. Does anyone have a luisa plum tree? Plums. Protected variety PVR498. A lovely addition to small home gardens and orchards alike. White blossoms adorn the tree in spring and give rise to the fruit in summer. A top NZ Plum that produces bumper crops of distinctive oval fruit that have a yellow skin blushed red. Ingredients 1kg plums, stoned … 50. Minimum order is 10 trees. Propagation Prohibited. Small plum with dark red skin and firm red very good flavoured flesh. Plums. Late January to early Febuary. Skin is also yellow and blushed with red. The trees are grown in the ground not containers and are lifted to order between June and August to ensure that they reach the customer … They can be challenging to grow. 18 Litre Pot $39.00 In Stock. Out of Stock. This cultivar of plum will tolerate colder temperatures and heavier soil than Japanese plums. HOME › Shop Online › Plum Luisa. Luisa plum tree Name123; Topic Author; Offline; Posts: 439 Thank you received: 6 3 years 9 months ago #529997 by Name123. Exceptionally sweet and juicy yellow fleshed plum.  Easy to grow and great for the home garden.  Fruit is ready from end of January to early February.  Large size with an unusual elongated heart shape.  Self fertile, but can be used to pollinate Billington.  PVR no.742  Deciduous. GET READY FOR THE SUMMER SEASON WITH RECIPES FROM ASK A CHEF! Wairere … Compost, Potting Mix & Bark Fertilisers & Tonics Gloves Organic Gardening Pest & Disease Control Plant Protection & Weedmats Pruning & Trimming Tools Rabbit & Hare Protection Spades Tree Stakes & Ties Weed Control. [pullquote_right]Awa Nursery is a working nursery open to the public, including landscapers and developers 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. Divine sweet flavour, oval smooth texture yellow fleshed fruit with firm yellow/red skin. Luisa: Oval. Plum Luisa GQ. Get … Read More. Join Sign in Sign up. Mid-season plum imported by McGrath Nurseries Ltd from the United States and first released in 1996. Grows to 4m tall. Peggy. Normally plums are prolific flowerers, unless they have been pruned hard back then it can take a few years for new fruiting wood to appear. If they are flowering and the fruit isn’t appearing, it is more than likely a pollination problem. Plum Omega George Wilson GQ. They are often used as a dried fruit and then referred to as a prune. Here you can find our Catalogue list and download what you need. Specifications of Plum - Luisa. In windy positions, staking may be required. We hope this information helps ^Tui Team Very juicy, hardy to all diseases. From $ 40.00. Origin . Deciduous. Use wide ties that hold securely without chafing. This fruit tree produces 5-petalled pure white flowers in early spring followed by oval edible fruit. Details. 0 Ratings Fortune crossed with the very popular Luisa variety, Lucy combines the great flavour, meaty texture and black skin of Fortune with the superb flavour and heart shape of Luisa. Very large, yellow flesh and skin, virtually freestone. The flesh is firm, yellow, sweet, and juicy. Large size with an unusual elongated heart shape. The variety of Plums on offer to today can make choosing the right tree for the right place a little mind boggling. That’s because most plum varieties don’t keep well, and they don’t travel well. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. It crops very heavily, and its chief claim to fame is that it is the first fully red fleshed plum to ripens - at about Christmas … A top NZ Plum that produces bumper crops of distinctive oval fruit that have a yellow skin blushed red. The Plum industry in New Zealand is growing rapidly as plums are sought after in a number of high returning markets. Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating) Learn about Pollination. (GOOD FOR: FRUIT, SPECIMEN, SUN) Kaipara Coast Review. Has good disease resistance. Plum Red Beaut MB . Sold Out. Be the first to review this product. Large ripe fruits from our avenue of plum trees are throwing themselves to the floor and there is a sweet aroma in the air as many of the bounty burst open when they hit the ground and expose their juicy yellow flesh. Self fertile, good … Also because it is fruiting now we are unlikely to miss the f . It's one of the sweetest plums. Original a chance discovery in Hillcrest Hamilton & now propagated solely by McGraths in Cambridge. Major canning variety in New Zealand. Caterpillars may damage leaves, as will rosella parrots. The Luisa plum is self-fertile and a heavy cropper. The sight of the bright golden blushed red skinned mango-like fruit adorning a lush green foliaged Plum tree in summer is worth growing just for this! Feed annually in spring with a balanced fertiliser such as blood and bone at a handful per square metre in spring as new growth begins. [frame_center alt=”” title=””]https://awanursery.co.nz.s204062.gridserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/joan1.jpg[/frame_center] Awa Nursery is a family owned and operated business in Waimauku, North West of Auckland. Plum Queen Rosa MB. We have a Luisa Plum Tree that we bought with us when we shifted to Greerton. are one of the most vigorous, tolerant and easiest of stone fruits to grow and will reward you with prolific crops for very little effort.. The tree is young and didn't have many plums but they are so crunchy yet sweet and interesting in flavour. Trim any broken roots or branches and plant at the same level as in the container. We would often be informed that these such plants were only used for demonstration purposes. Another tree to help with cross-pollination would help increase the size of the crop. I used the other half of our Luisa plums for cordial as they have the nicest colour. Free Delivery. Owner Brent Tennet has been growing stone fruit trees for years and only supplies customers with the very best quality plum, peach and nectarine trees. I used black Doris plums for this recipe as I adore their deep purple colour and decadent flavour. Does anyone know when do they fruit? It is large, yellow and of exceptional eating quality. Sun: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. “Luisa” is a popular variety of Plum that produces good yields of large, yellow skinned fruit that is blushed with red. Original a chance discovery in Hillcrest Hamilton & now propagated solely by McGraths in Cambridge. Tie firmly but allow room for the trunk to increase in girth without constriction. Plum Luisa $ 36.99. Dig a hole twice the diameter of the root ball to plant in. From $ 40.00. Plum MacVerna MB. Well drained soil best. I recently bought a Louisa plum for a friend - then noticed on the label it said partially self-f... Find your nearest store onlinesupport@palmers.co.nz 08007256377 Log In Register Good disease resistance. Plum cordial - I used the same recipe as for nectarine cordial that I shared a few weeks ago, but this time I had tartaric acid on hand so I added a small amount (1 tsp, for a batch that used 350g plums). Great with cheese or on toast, crumpets or scones. Produces heavy crops of yellow fleshed fruit that are exceptionally sweet and juicy with a distinctive shape. A very tasty large Yellow plum. On the advice of a commercial plum grower I planted a Luisa plum to go with our Santa Rosa and Satsuma and I am so pleased we did. Superb, dense fleshed plum. The Nursery evolved initially from a personal need to be able to purchase a selection of good quality specimen trees from one location. Submit. Not In Stock. 3. Call us toll free: 0800 473 365 . Self fertile can cross with Billington or Elephant Heart. I'd like to get some plum stones, or better yet, perhaps some cuttings of strong shoots from this spring/summer so I can try bud? Read our top tips for growing delicious and healthy passionfruit. Add to wishlist Find my local retailer They decided to observe it until they knew what it was. A brand new variety, so not tested yet in … This tree is self-fertile so it will not need another tree to produce fruit. Organic growing is something that many people … The firm flesh is also yellow and divinely sweet and juicy. [/pullquote_right]Awa Nursery is a working nursery open to the public, including landscapers and developers 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. They are also used to make one of the best tasting jellies or jams in the world. Back to Foodlovers.co.nz; … We are currently working on this variety sheet and thank you for your patience. Hi Tui, my Luisa plum tree has tiny hold in the leaves. PVR no.742 Deciduous. Please use our online order form to place your order . Luisa is a chance seedling arising in Hamilton. latest garden tips & news. $49.95. This allows the plant to move a little in the wind encouraging the development of a strong root system without the risk of chafing or root damage. Tree to 4m tall. [contactform email=mark@paragondesign.co.nz] [divider] Location Map Click here for a location map Click here to view on Google Maps. The fruit has yellow to orange skin, yellow flesh and is very sweet and juicy. Oval. Stock As of 5th of July. I have since read that it is better to plant plum trees in winter and to do a “first cut” immediately after planting. Great for cooking or eating straight of the tree. This product is currently out of stock and unavailable. vISIT kings.co.nz. Very large, yellow flesh and skin, virtually freestone. Description Additional information Description. This cultivar is self-fertile so will not need another tree to produce fruit. The flesh is firm, yellow, sweet, and juicy. Sign in Sign in with Stuff × Become a Verified Neighbour. Plum ‘Duff’s Early Jewel’ Fruiting Plum. Fruit is ready from end of January to early February. It is good to note that when planting new fruit trees it can take up to six years for the first fruit to appear. Unusual shape, similar to a mango. Hi Ruth, the ideal time … Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Deciduous. We grow 85% of what we sell which enables us to offer the best quality plants for sale at the very best prices all inclusive of GST. Can be espaliered for small gardens (fan shape). Plum Pernel MB. Easy to grow and great for the home garden. He has also developed an outstanding plum variety called 'Lucy' ('Luisa' crossed with 'Fortune'), disease-resistant apples and an apricot variety which is being trialled. A top NZ Plum that produces bumper crops of distinctive oval fruit that have a yellow skin blushed red. 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