I have to cut off branches of my plum tree that is over the road for the...

Asked July 17, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

I have to cut off branches of my plum tree that is over the road for the Village. Is is possible for me to harvest the existing plums that are on the tree now and will they still ripen off the tree?

Shawano County Wisconsin plums plum ripening

1 Response

You can try to ripen them off the tree, they will not be as sweet and watch for mold. Place them in a cool location away from direct sun, remember they are now off the tree and no longer have a supply of water and nutrients.