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Simka Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Simka'
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

The Simka plum has large, uniform, purplish-red fruit with very firm, sweet, yellowish-white flesh. It ripens 5-7 days before Friar plum and seems to keep well on the tree for a couple weeks.

Simka was a chance discovery made in California and introduced in 1959. It was once called Sim-Ka Rose.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-12
Zone
5-8
Color
Reddish-purple
Categories
Plum - Japanese Varieties
Tags
Early bloomingPollinizer neededFreestoneMedium size fruitEarly to bearSpreading habit

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