Crop Detail

Plum is the family Rosaceae, is an important stone fruit after peach in terms of area and production in Pakistan. Different varieties of plum are grown in varying quantities in different climatic conditions neither too hot nor cold. In Pakistan, it is mostly grown in the provinces of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The main producing areas of plum are Kalat, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Pishin, Quetta and Swat.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Permanent
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Fruits
Crop Climate Title Temperate
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Plum Curculios (weevil) Fruit Fly Stem Borer Snails Termite Scale Aphids Mites
Fungal Diseases
Plum Brown Rot Black knot Powdery Mildew Gamoses leaf curl dieback anthracnose
Bacterial Diseases
Bacterial Leaf Spot Crown Gall
Viral Diseases
Plum pox virus
Flower drop

Plums Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Fazal manani -
Red bute -
Stainly -
Sentum sentarosa -
Late Fazal Manani 108 plants / acre
Formosa 108 plants / acre
Swati 108 plants / acre
Red Bute 108 plants / acre
Stanley 108 plants / acre
Qasimi 108 plants / acre

Plums Districts Wise Calendar

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Jamrud Road Peshawar

091-9224239 , 03481117070

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