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HoneyStar (Japanese) Plum

Prunus salicina 'HoneyStar'

Honeystar is a new yellow plum from South Africa that ripens 4-7 days before Shiro.  The skin and flesh are bright yellow.  The flavor is sweet with a slight tartness at the skin.  The tree produces firm-flesh fruits that sie similar to Shiro.


Height

12-15 Feet

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Spread

10-12 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

6-8

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Item # Description Price
3305 Honeystar Japanese plum on Standard (Peach) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart

Prunus salicina 'HoneyStar'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Honeystar requires pollination from other Japanese plums.

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Prunus salicina 'HoneyStar' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Thin early for size
Thin heavily for size
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Freestone
Small fruited
Growth Rate/Habit
Spreading habit
Very vigorous
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Early summer
Concentrated harvest
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Grandpa's Choice™
Short shelf-life
Aromatic
Sub-acid flavor
Sweet
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Uses
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking