Bubblegum Plum(R) Hybrid Plum
Prunus salicina 'Toka cv.'
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.