Advice 1: What kind of sink to put in the suburbs

Plum is a wonderful fruit crop. It is believed that it bears fruit only in the southern regions, but at present displayed many zoned, winter-hardy varieties that can be successfully grown in the suburbs.
What kind of sink to put in the suburbs
For cultivation in the suburbs choose winter-hardy and low-growing varieties of plants. Some of the best are varieties of the series "Hungarian". One of them - "Hungarian giant", his distinctive quality is high frost resistance. The fruits have a pleasant sweet pulp is yellowish. In good years drain can produce up to 50 kg of fruit per plant.
"Hungarian Zarechnaya" gives high yields almost without interruption, the fruits are quite large, their mass is 30 g. One of the advantages of a grade — moderate growth that facilitates the care of plums and harvesting.
It tolerates temperatures down to -25oC without shelter grade Voloshka. The fruits of this plum is large and very aromatic with a pleasant sour-sweet taste.
One of the most frost-resistant varieties is the "Manchurian beauty". It is successfully cultivated not only in Moscow but in Siberia and the far East. The plant is drought-resistant, gives stable high yields up to 30 kg per tree, fruits are very sweet and large, their weight reaches 40 grams.
The disadvantage of the plum "the Manchurian beauty" that she samobesplodny, that is, in order to consistently and abundantly fruitful, you should plant it about 2-3 plums of other varieties. Therefore, this variety is difficult to grow on small plots. Besides, due to high productivity drain quickly grows old and ceases to bear fruit, so it is not recommended to grow more than 10-15 years.
Good winter hardiness varieties with yellow colour of the fruit "Ochakov yellow". Tree medium, fruit not very large, their mass is only 15-22 g, but the taste is very pleasant. One of the advantages of varieties that ripe fruits do not fall off and you stay on the branch for several days, which is very convenient for busy gardeners that appear on their sites only on weekends.
Breeders displayed a few super early varieties of plums. If you plant them in the garden, the harvest will be guaranteed. Very sweet fruit and ripening plums varieties "July".
Golden yellow round plums in the variety called "Golden ball". Plant early, the first plum you can try within 3 years after planting.
Small and compact tree varieties "Hope". The weight of one plum is 30 g, besides her excellent taste, suitable for consumption as fresh and for cooking compotes and jam.

Advice 2: What varieties of plums are best planted in the suburbs

Gardeners with plots in the suburbs, often wonder what varieties of plums are best suited to the region. The interest is justified on the right choice of grades depends directly on the bearing.
On the right choice of varieties depends on the fruiting
The climate in Moscow is not as severe as in more Northern and Eastern regions of Russia, but to gardeners, it is desirable to choose varieties plum varieties - adapted, winter-hardy and hardy even. The last factor is the most important because even if the plum will grow well and bear fruit abundantly, there is always the danger that the cold winter it will just freeze.

Hungarian giant

One of such varieties that are suitable for the suburbs – the Hungarian giant. This plum variety has high winter hardiness and for the suburbs is ideal. The fruits begin to ripen in early September, fruiting tree for about a month. Harvest more than the average one tree can collect up to 70 kg of fruit. Plums are oval-elongated, dark purple with glaucous-bluish waxy bloom. Fruit weight of about 35 grams. The flesh is dense, not watery, but juicy, yellow with a greenish tint. The taste is sweet, honey, very strong plum aroma. Pit is easily separated from the pulp.


Second grade, which can be successfully grown in the suburbs is the sort of Voloshka. This large-fruited variety, plums grow with a mass of 70 grams. With one tree you can get up to 50 kg such large fruit. The variety is winter hardy. Ripening begins in mid September and lasts until mid October. With this variety there is a small problem – its yield is irregular. One year drain can give a weak crop, and the next will be all paved with giant plums. If you have a plot other plum trees can be planted and Voloshka, for range. Tree medium, crown broad, strongly thickened. Therefore it needs regular pruning. The skin of the fruit is dark blue, in some places, covered with greenish-purple spots and brown spots. The pulp is yellow-greenish, crisp, very juicy, pleasant sour-sweet taste. The bone is easily separated.

Award Neman

The early maturing variety of plum that is suitable for the suburbs – the Award of the Neman. Ripens its fruit in late August. This variety has an average fruit weight of 45 g. the Tree is very fruitful – it is possible to collect more than 70 kg of fruit. The average size and the average fanout of the crown give the opportunity to plant it even in small areas. Fruits globose, dark blue with a light blue tinge, densely cover the branches. The pulp is very beautiful apricot-orange colour, dense, juicy, flavorful. The bone is quite small and is easily separated.
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