Plum - Gulf RubyPrunus salicina
Plum - Gulf Ruby
Specifications of Plum - Gulf Ruby
Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m
Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA
Water Requirements Moderate Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)
Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage
Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Fruiting/Harvest Months November, December
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Pollinators 868, 870, 871, 875
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Customer Tips & Reviews Plum - Gulf Ruby
CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia
Very attractive little tree, bearing a large number of beautiful red plums. The skin is somewhat bitter. The flesh is yellow, juicy, soft and fairly pleasant. In second year did not produce flowers, but had plenty in third year. Must wait till fully r...
This is one of the two plums that I have bought recently as my first foray into low chill plums. The gulf gold and the gulf ruby are intended to cross polinate each other. Hoping for fruit next year.
Bella Vista, NSW
There used to be 5 fruits but the ferocious winds caused the fruits to fall. Luckily one fruit left for me to taste.
These trees are not really suited to this climate unless you can shade them. The fruit gets badly sunburnt very easily. They have been very difficult trees for me.The fruit I do get is not bad though - well flavoured and sweet - but doesn't have the ch...