Pissardi Plum is distinguished by its unusual appearance and is an ornament to any garden. Many landscape designers use this tree in their compositions.
Given the characteristics of flowering, it will delight its owners almost all year round.
The content of theEurope was brought by a scientist, in whose honor the variety was named. This tree is more related to ornamental crops, and not to fruit and berry. Its height can be from 5 to 7 meters.
Plum has an unusual crown, spreading, densely branched with dark purple foliage, it can not leave anyone indifferent.
The shape of the leaves is ovoid, and their length is 5-7 cm. The trunk of the tree and its main branches are painted black or gray-silver.
The first buds of a delicate, pink shade appear as early as April in , even before flowering begins, thereby decorating the garden. Then white flowers begin to bloom, from which fruits are subsequently formed.
Pissardi can grow in regions with a temperate climate , and it can also be grown in arid areas. Plum does not tolerate a surplus of moisture, so the southern region, located near the sea is unlikely to fit this variety.
Also it is necessary to take into account the frost resistance, tree will not be able to transfer too cold temperatures .
Fruits of this sort abundantly cover the entire crown and are decorative. Small, dark red and round, they do not differ outstanding taste.
The advantages of :
the unusual appearance and early flowering period make the Pissardi plum a garden decoration almost all year round;
this variety can be grown even in places with strong air pollution and arid climate;
tree unpretentious in the care and does not require special attention;
high resistance to most diseases.
low frost resistance does not allow growing such a drain in cold regions;
tree is afraid of harsh winds;
fruits are decorative and do not differ in special flavoring qualities;
Pissardi requires a lot of space and does not tolerate close proximity to other plants.
Natural growth region and growing characteristics in other regions
In natural conditions of Pissardi plum grows in Western Asia and the North Caucasus. Such a tree prefers open, sunny frosts and is not resistant to frosty winds.
That is why, before purchasing a seedling of this kind, you should think about the place of its cultivation. Cold temperatures, lack of sunlight and a harsh wind can ruin a sapling.
A distinctive feature of the Pissardi plum is its unpretentiousness to air humidity, it can grow even in arid regions, the main thing is to water the root system in time.
Also, , she is perfectly able to settle down in the urban area , despite the environmental pollution.