Previous Plant
Next Plant
   All Cold Hardy Varieties >>    All Prunus >>
Pipestone Plum

Pipestone Plum

Add to My Wish List

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.

Height

12-15 Feet

spacer

Spread

10-12 Feet

spacer

Hardiness Zone

4-8

Buy Pipestone Japanese Plum Online

Item # Description Price
585 Pipestone Plum on Standard (Myrobalan) root, 2 year-Extra large grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Prunus salicina 'Pipestone'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

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

spacer

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