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Santa Rosa Plum

Santa Rosa Plum

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Santa Rosa Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'

Grandpa's Choice(TM) Santa Rosa Plum is an old-time proven favorite. Large, round red fleshed fruit and very sweet and juicy. Very high quality fruit suitable for eating or canning. The tree is fast growing and vigorous. Somewhat self-fruitful, but should be planted with other japanese plums for pollination. It may be a somewhat shy bearer under eastern conditions, but bears prolifically in the west. Ripens mid-season after Shiro and before Stanley.

Height

12 Feet

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Spread

12 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

5-9

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1726 Santa Rosa Japanese Plum on Standard (Peach) root, Large 1/2-5/8" caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Growing japanese plums is rewarding, but more challenging because they always require other japanese varieties for pollination. Because they bloom early, they are more susceptible to spring frost and they tend to be somewhat more winter tender. Take good care of japanese plum trees.

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A Little History about Santa Rosa Japanese Plum

Developed and introduced in 1906 by the famous plant breeder Luther Burbank in Santa Rosa, CA.

Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Tends to crop lightly
Early blooming
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Clingstone
Growth Rate/Habit
Slow to bear
Upright habit
Harvest Period
Mid-season
Other Attributes
Very sweet
Short shelf-life
Grandpa's Choice™
Aromatic
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Somewhat bud tender
Full Sun
Frost Sensitive
Skill Required
Above average skill
Uses
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality