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Bubblegum Plum(R) Hybrid Plum

Prunus salicina 'Toka cv.'
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

The Bubblegum Plum(R) is known for it's unique flavor when properly ripe.  When Grandpa first tried it, it took him back to the good old days when he was a youngster and chewed plain old bubble gum!  That's the essence that hits your taste buds when you first bite into it.  The fruit is reddish bronze and the tree is a moderately vigorous and a heavy bearer of fruit. It's aromatic fruit has a rich, spicy, sweet flavor. Ripens from late August to September.  It is extremely hardy.

This fruit was introduced in 1911 by Dr. N.E. Hansen at the South Dakota Experiment Station as a hybrid of the Japanese and European types.

Height
10-14
Spread
10-14
Zone
4-8
Color
Dark red
Categories
Plum-Hybrid Varieties
Tags
Pollinizer neededMedium size fruitAverage vigorUpright habitVery productiveMid-season

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