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Satsuma Japanese Plum

Satsuma Japanese Plum

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Satsuma Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Satsuma'

The Satsuma plum has medium to large, round, dark red fruit with a small pit. The firm, juicy fruit has a sweet and levely flavor that is excellent for frest eating, cooking, canning or preserves. It ripens in early to mid-season.


10-14 Feet



10-14 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
1050 Satsuma Plum on Standard (Myro) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $34.99 Add to Cart

Prunus salicina 'Satsuma'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Satsuma is a a productive and consistent producer if pollinated correctly. Use Shiro or another early blooming Japanese plum.

A Little History about Satsuma Japanese Plum

The famous plant breeder, Luther Burbank, introduced Satsuma in 1899.

Prunus salicina 'Satsuma' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Upright habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Complex flavor
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking