Dwarf Plum - Santa Rosa

Prunus salicina

Santa Rosa Plum Prunus domestica Cut open By floridafruitgeek [All Rights ReservedUsed by Permission] (Photo Credits)

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Medium sized round fruit with dark red skin and yellow to pink flesh. It has a sweet taste with slight bitterness near the stone - clingstone. Grows to a height of 2m and a width of 2m. Matures early to mid January. Partially self fertile, pollinates with Mariposa or satsuma. Used for fresh fruit, stewing preserves and jams. Vigorous upright growth habit. This is a very popular variety for home gardens and has good keeping qualities. Plant in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.

$59.00

Specifications of Dwarf Plum - Santa Rosa

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

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Dwarf Plum - Santa Rosa Reviews & Tips

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darknthumb1
★★★★★ 3y ago

WINGFIELD, SA, Australia

Tough plum that manages to survive in my garden. Sweet fruit when ripe too.

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