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Duarte Japanese Plum

Duarte Japanese Plum

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Duarte Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Duarte'

Grandpa's Choice™ Duarte plum is a large, heart-shaped, deep red fruit with a sweet blood-red flesh that is excellent for fresh eating or canning. A vigorous and hardy tree. It ripens in mid-season ahead of Italian and Stanley. It is well adapted to western conditions.


10-15 Feet



10-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
583 Duarte Plum on Standard (Peach) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $34.99 Add to Cart

Prunus salicina 'Duarte'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Duarte is a Japanese plum and requires cross-pollination with other Japanese plums.

A Little History about Duarte Japanese Plum

Grandpa's Washington friends were always bragging up Duarte plum to him, and when he tried it he was impressed.

Prunus salicina 'Duarte' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Spreading habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Complex flavor
Very juicy
Very sweet
Keeps well
Grandpa's Choice™
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Sensitive
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality