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PLUM - SANTA ROSA

Santa Rosa Plum Open with SeedBy Floridafruitgeek All RIghts Reserved, Used By Permission (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Prunus sp
Description

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.

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$46.95 0 Grafted
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Plant Information or Specifications

Sub Categories (HashTags)

Jam Pickle And Preserve (#JamPickleAndPreserve)

Preferred Climate

Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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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

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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Plum - Santa Rosa (Grafted) 7/10

CoolClimate1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1674 days 16hrs

Comments: -

Bought this on dwarf rootstock. Growing more strongly in it's second year, flowered this year but no fruit yet. Bought because it's self pollinating.

Fruited in year 3, lovely little sweet fruits. Got leaf curl badly in year 4.

Planted: 2009

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: sheep manure, lucerne hay

When I Fertilise: Spring


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Plum - Santa Rosa (Grafted) 4/10

Dragnet1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1874 days 8hrs

Comments: - best tasting plum when ripened on tree

Fruiting Months December

Planted: 2009

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 4

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: blood

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control: none

Question: why is my santa rosa flowering now in late October----- I thought it was suppose to have flowered when my other three plum tree were flowering.  The others are Satsuma----flowered 3 weeks ago , Mariposa ----flowered in Mid september ------Wickson ---didnt flower .


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Plum - Santa Rosa (Grafted) 6/10

Sandy31's Edible Fruits
Update: 1631 days 8hrs

Comments: -

fruit tastes good

loved the fruit.

Double grafted, with sastum and growing at an Espelier along the fense 

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: copper spray, Lime sulpher

Organic Status:Pesticides Used


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sandy31 says... [374 days 17hrs ago]
It was 2 way plum but one graft was not doing well, so it was taken off. Maripossa was grafter in 2016 and Luisa plum is grafted in 2017

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Plum - Santa Rosa 9/10

Justin1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1199 days 14hrs

Comments: - Good cropper. Nice juicy fruit. Need to net to protect from birds. Tends to crop about 3 weeks before Mariposa (not sure if this is due to the variety or due to position).

Fruiting Months January and December

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Pollination: No


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