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would a dustbin be a good size for a victorian plum?



Not really the roots of the plum tree need to be able to spread out, I suppose it might work to have in a container if it is on a really dwarf rootstock but even then I would not recommend a dust bin as the soil is likely to freeze in winter. Oh and if you decide to use the bin anyway make sure you drill drainage holes in the bottom.

8 Oct, 2011



8 Oct, 2011


Our Vic. plum tree had roots spreading for miles around our garden, we knew because we constantly had to prune the shoots some fifteen feet or more away from the main tree, we have now got rid of it after twenty eight years as it sometimes never fruited!

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