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Satsum Plum Fruit Tree Growing

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Plum - Satsuma For Sale

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Plum - Satsuma

Prunus salicina
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 ... Read More

$59.00 ($39.00-$59.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Plum - Satsuma

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)

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

Fertiliser All Purpose, Compost

Plant Width 2-4m

Growth Rate Medium

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Pollinators for the Plum - Satsuma

Requires pollination for fruit to setso pair with one of the following plums

Plum - Mariposa

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

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

Plum - Santa Rosa

$44.95 ($39.00-$44.95 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 - Mariposa

$59.00

Large heart shaped blood plums, dark red skin with some spotting, and deep red, juicy sweet flesh with excellent flavour. Fruit is soft when fully ripe - Semi-Freestone. Grows to a height of 2m and a width of 2m. Fruits mature late January - early February. One of the largest blood Plums, used for fresh fruit, preserves, jams and juices. An upright vigorous growing tree. 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. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.

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.

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Plum - Dorrigo Blood (G)

$54.00

A delicious juicy blood plum with pale skin and deep blood red flesh. They have a sensational flavour with a smooth, soft texture and lots of juice. The Dorrigo Blood is a superb choice for cooler climates although they will crop in the subtropics. Cross pollinate with a Satsuma. **We are currently unable to source this variety and will not be propagating it in the forseeable future. If you can help then we'd love you to get in contact with us.

Plum - Yarrahapinni Blood

$49.00 ($39.00-$49.00 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.

Dwarf Lime - Tahitian

$44.00

The small to medium fruit is pale lemon-yellow with smooth thin skin. The flesh is a translucent pale green, tender and juicy with a true acid lime flavour. It is best to pick the fruit green as it can suffer from rot if left to ripen on the tree.The dwarf rootstock, flying dragon modifies the top growth making this a dwarf plant that is ideal to use planted out or as a pot specimen.

Dwarf Apple - Red Delicious

$39.00 ($39.00-$46.95 choose a size)

Red delicious produces excellent crops of bright red, large, crunchy apples. The flesh is greenish white and has a crisp texture. The are great to eat straight off the tree. Pollinate with a Granny Smith, Pink Lady or a Red Fuji. A high chill variety for cooler regions.

Lemon - Eureka

$39.00 ($39.00-$49.00 choose a size)

This lemon is probably the most widely grown lemon in the world It is a true sour lemon with a high juice and acid content. Can have some fruit most of the year. The fruit is thin-skinned and virtually seedless. An almost thornless variety makes harvesting, pruning and growing the Eureka an easy choice. It is a highly productive variety of large flavourful Lemons. The main crop will be harvested during Winter. If you like to use lemons in your Kitchen then you could juice any excess lemons and store in the freezer for later, make some preserved lemons or share with friends.

Orange - Washington Navel

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

The oldest and most popular navel grown in Australia. Has excellent skin colour and taste, and usually produces round fruit. Is inclined to drop fruit and split in some climates.

Plum - Satsuma Reviews & Tips

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Aaron Siemienow1
★★★ 5y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Growing strong, but gets bad leaf curl. Have sprayed once,its a bit better but will still spray next year with copper fungicide.

BJ11
★★★ 7y ago

ATWELL, WA, Australia

Planted position #9 in orchard. No observed flowering or fruit in year 1 (but very wet spring). Just love these Japanese plums!

Dimity Cottage1
★★★ 8y ago

ELLEN GROVE, QLD, Australia

Have always wanted to try growing a Blood Plum, It is yet to fruit but I am a patient person, I know it may not fruit here though but I might be lucky enough

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sandy31
★★ 9y ago

QUAKERS HILL, NSW, Australia

tried in supermarket, loved the fruit tasteDouble grafted, with santa rosa and growing as an Espelier along the fense 

Marilyn1
★★★ 12y ago

Woodstock, NSW, Australia

Love home grown fruit!

Sarah
★★ 13y ago

, SA

My first attempt at espailiering. I think I may have chosen the wrong type of plum as it's not shooting where I predict. Ahh..too ambitious for a novice pruner..Few nice fruit set, but as they were on the lowest wire the dog bumped most of them off.

veggypatchmeg
★★★★★ 14y ago

Kadina, SA, Australia

One of my favourites, does anyone have any seeds for sale

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