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Pipestone Plum

Pipestone Plum

Pipestone Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Pipestone'

The Pipestone plum is one of the best plums for Northern growers. It has large fruit with a tough, red skin that peels easily and a sweet, juicy, golden yellow flesh. This vigorous, productive tree.

Pipestone Japanese Plum Pricing

Item # Description Price
262 Pipestone Plum on Standard (Myrobalan) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $23.99 Add Add to Cart


12-15 Feet



10-12 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8


Prunus salicina 'Pipestone'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Pipestone and Toka are good plums to plant to cross pollinate each other.


A Little History about Pipestone Japanese Plum

Pipestone was introduced in 1942 and developed at the Minnesota Fruit Breeding Farm.

Prunus salicina 'Pipestone' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Thin early for size
Thin heavily for size
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Spreading habit
Very vigorous
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Concentrated harvest
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Sub-acid flavor
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Very hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking