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I just pruned a thicket of wild plums last weekend. I've been working on getting them shaped and bearing fruit for the past 8 years (they were seriously overgrown). During my research, I found they require another plum variety for pollination. Mine had a few plums, but, when the new plums began blooming, last year, they had noticeably more.
The wild plums, although small, are quite sweet and juicy. I've been told they make good jelly, jam, and wine. You can eat them out of hand, too. That fact is why I can't speak from experience about the jam, jelly, or wine- 5 kids, all fruit-eaters.
If the trees on Ebay are whips, they will probably begin bearing in 4 to 6 years, if you have another variety of plum nearby.
 
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