AU (Auburn University) Producer is a superior plum variety bred and developed to handle southeastern conditions well. It is an excellent home or market variety that will outperform and out-yield most other plum varieties in this region. AU Producer was introduced by Auburn University in 1977. The fruit is clingstone with purple skin and red flesh that is sweet and juicy making it good for fresh eating as well as canning. It has high resistance to bacterial canker, bacterial fruit spot and bacterial leaf spot. It has been aptly named for the large number of fruits the tree produces in June. Approximately 700 chill hours required.
It is suggested that you have another plum tree for cross pollination in order to ensure a good crop of plums.
USDA Zone 5 – 9
Bare root size: 4 – 5′