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Duarte Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Duarte'
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  • »  Duarte Plum is one of the best red plums for western conditions.

Grandpa's Choice™ Duarte plum is a large, heart-shaped, deep red fruit with a sweet blood-red flesh that is excellent for fresh eating or canning. A vigorous and hardy tree. It ripens in mid-season ahead of Italian and Stanley. It is well adapted to western conditions.

Grandpa's Washington friends were always bragging up Duarte plum to him, and when he tried it he was impressed.

Height
10-15
Spread
10-12
Zone
5-8
Color
Dark red
Categories
Plum - Japanese Varieties
Tags
Early bloomingPollinizer neededFreestoneLarge fruitAverage vigorEarly to bear

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Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required