Pruning Standard, & Bush Plum Trees. To avoid the risk of Silver Leaf Disease, always prune plum trees when they are growing strongly. Mid-June is a good time. The pruning of standard, half-standard, & bush plum trees is the same, with the exception of the height at which the main stem is pruned to encourage the formation of branches. The maiden tree main stem should be pruned in June to 3 ft. above soil level for a bush tree, to 4 ft. for a half-standard, & to 6 ft. for a full-standard…
Italian Prune Plum Trees – How To Grow A Prune Tree
I associate certain foods with specific times of year and prune kuchen means Fall is here . Italian prune plums usually show up in the farmer’s market in mid-September and I always buy a big bag of them for several of my favorite recipes. For years I made the same recipe, Prune Kuchen with Cream and [Read More]
Lekvar Prune Plum Filling or (Apricot) from Food.com: Found this on-line requested by a fellow Zarrie needed for my Lekvar (LEHK-vahr) Kugel Lekvar Kugel (Prune Plum)( I was able to find it canned. A thick, soft spread made of fruit (usually prunes or apricots) cooked with sugar. This Hungarian specialty is used to fill a variety of pastries and cookies. Lekvar can be purchased in cans or jars in most supermarkets.