Plum - Gulf Ruby

Prunus salicina

Plum - Gulf Ruby

Juicy, yellow flesh, clingstone, large size if properly thinned, attractive red skin blush, resistant to bacterial spot. Very low chill 275 hrs. Pollinator Gulf Gold

$37.00

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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Pollinators for the Plum - Gulf Ruby

Pollination is required for your tree to set fruitso pair with the following varieties

Plum - Gulf Blaze

$37.00

Japanese-style plum with excellent orange flesh, burgundy skin and very sweet flavour. A low chill selection that is well suited to subtropical climates. Pollinate with a Dwarf Gulf Gold or a Gulf Ruby for a bumper crop. Prolific white spring bloom.

Plum - Gulf Beauty

$37.00

Deep red skin with firm yellow flesh that delicious eaten fresh. Clingstone. Low chill selection that pollinates with the Gulf Gold, Gulf Ruby and Gulf Blaze. Perfect for subtropical areas, coastal regions and frost free sites.

Dwarf Plum Gulf Gold Tree (G)

$44.95 ($34.95-$79.00 choose a size)

This golden plum is firm with excellent flavour & texture and a small seed. 350 hours chill. This dwarf plum is an ideal backyard variety and perfect for pots. An excellent all-round variety with the added bonus that it doesn't seem to be attractive to fruit fly as much as other stonefruit. Partially self pollinating but benefits from pollination with Gulf Ruby. Attractive in spring when it is smother in white blossoms.

Plum - Yarrahapinni Blood

$44.95 ($34.95-$44.95 choose a size)

Medium sized self pollinating blood plum that requires approximately 450 hours of chill. It is very ornamental with deep red leaves, and has beautiful pink flowers in spring. Bears around late December.

Plum - Gulf Ruby Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Edward3
★★ 3y ago

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...

Slicko
★★★★ 5y ago

CARINDALE, QLD

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.

sandy31
★★ 6y ago

QUAKERS HILL , NSW, Australia

Hoping to get some plums in Sydney

Anne2
7y ago

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.

Fairdinkum1
★★★ 10y ago

KARALEE, QLD, Australia

Fantastic fruiter, beautiful tasting fruit

MNash1
★★ 10y ago

TERRANORA, NSW, Australia

Struggling but  still going, waiting for bloom

amanda19
★★ 11y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA

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...

Jenny
12y ago

Wingham, NSW, Australia

Plum - Gulf Ruby

I have a Gulf Ruby & a Gulf Gold that have been in 2 years. Both crop well and are great flavour.

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