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Elephant Heart Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Elephant Heart'
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The Elephant Heart plum is known for it's large, heart-shaped fruit with a thick, bronze-green skin that turns reddish purple when completely ripe. It's juicy, blood-reed flesh has a rich and distinctive flavor that is good for fresh eating, canning and freezing. Ripens in mid-season.

Elephant Heart is another one of the famous plums introduced by Luther Burbank, the prolific breeder of many fruits and flowers, not just potatoes!

Height
10-14
Spread
10-12
Zone
5-8
Color
Reddish-purple
Categories
Plum - Japanese Varieties
Tags
Pollinizer neededLarge fruitAverage vigorUpright habitMid-seasonAromatic

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
  Aromatic
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required