Plum - Mariposa

Prunus salicina

Plum Mariposa By Flemings Nurseries [All Rights ReservedSupplier of DaleysFruit.com.au] (Photo Credits)

A Japanese blood plum with dark red flesh and large fruit if thinned. The flavour is excellent, the skin glossy red and it has a egg shaped fruit. Will crop over a wide range of climates. Pollinator Satsuma

$37.00 ($37.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Plum - Mariposa

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn 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 (Often below -2)

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 February, March

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Pollinators 874, 2240, 2611, 2826, 4064, 4240

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Pollinators for the Plum - Mariposa

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

Plum - Satsuma

$34.00 ($34.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Red to purple flesh with a freestone. The flavour is good, the growth vigorous and its bears particularly well, in fact to get large fruits it may require thinning. The firm, juicy flesh has a sweet spicy flavour. 350 - 400 hours chill. Bears November to early December.

Plum Narrabeen

$44.00

Large, round fruit with deep pink to red skin over a yellow-green background and a heavy bloom. Flesh is creamy white. The tree is a heavy producing variety, the fruit are sweet, firm and juicy. Used for its fresh fruits, jams and stewing.

Plum - Santa Rosa

$39.00 ($39.00-$79.00 choose a size)

Large, first quality fruit, purplish-crimson in colour with a pale blue bloom. Flesh yellow, with a red blush coming from just below the skin. Mildly sweet, with some tartness near skin and stone. Good bearer, considered to be one of the best plums.

Dwarf Plum - Santa Rosa

$59.00

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.

Dwarf Plum - Satsuma

$59.00

Red to purple flesh with a freestone. The flavour is good, the growth vigorous and its bears particularly well, in fact to get large fruits it may require thinning. The firm, juicy flesh has a sweet spicy flavour. 350 - 400 hours chill. Bears November to early December.

Dwarf Plum - Narrabeen

$59.00

Large, round fruit with deep pink to red skin over a yellow-green background and a heavy bloom. Flesh is creamy white. The tree is a heavy producing variety, the fruit are sweet, firm and juicy. Used for its fresh fruits, jams and stewing.

Plum - Mariposa Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Growing strong, but gets bad leaf curl. Hva esprayed once, still bad leaf curl, will have to double spray next year!No fruit, as frost or aphids got flowers

BJ11
★★★ 4y ago

KENSINGTON, VIC, Australia

Planted in position #11 of orchard. Soil is a mix of quartz, clay and volcanic loam.Love Japanese blood plums.

Justin1
★★★★★ 5y ago

COBURG, VIC, Australia

Huge cropper of massive, super juicey fruit. No care needed except for netting to protect from birds.

MiltonT
★★★★★ 9y ago

Doncaster, Vic, Australia

Need it as cross-polinator and fruit is lovely, keesp well, makes great jam

Han
★★ 11y ago

Happy Valley, SA, Australia

It has quite a few white flowers at the moment. sprayed with copper fungicide and has grown out of leaf rust. New leaves appear fresh and healthy.

Itdepends1
★★★★ 12y ago

Eaton, WA, Australia

If you like meaty, sweet plums- you'll love blood plums. Difficult to find in the shops- they're soft and soo juicy when ripe. Being a japanese plum the chilling requirements are lower as well. Update 2012- continues to fruit well and is not bothered ...

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