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Toka Plum

Toka Plum

Bubblegum Plum(R) Hybrid Plum

Prunus salicina 'Toka cv.'

The Bubblegum Plum(R) is known for it's unique flavor when properly ripe.  When Grandpa first tried it, it took him back to the good old days when he was a youngster and chewed plain old bubble gum!  That's the essence that hits your taste buds when you first bite into it.  The fruit is reddish bronze and the tree is a moderately vigorous and a heavy bearer of fruit. It's aromatic fruit has a rich, spicy, sweet flavor. Ripens from late August to September.  It is extremely hardy.

Bubblegum Plum(R) Hybrid Plum Pricing

Item # Description Price
3158 Bubblegum Plum(R) (Toka cv) on Standard (Myro plum) root - OUT OF STOCK FOR THE SEASON $0.00 Add Add to Cart


10-14 Feet



10-14 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8


Prunus salicina 'Toka cv.'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Bubblegum Plum(R) is very hardy and prolific bearer. Should be pollinated by Pipestone or another hybrid cross.


A Little History about Bubblegum Plum(R) Hybrid Plum

This fruit was introduced in 1911 by Dr. N.E. Hansen at the South Dakota Experiment Station as a hybrid of the Japanese and European types.

Prunus salicina 'Toka cv.' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Very productive
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Complex flavor
Somewhat spicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Very hardy
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
High dessert quality
Canning or freezing