PLUM - SATSUMA
Botanical Name: 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 early December.
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Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
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)
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Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
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Amanda19's Edible Fruits
Update: 2975 days 1hrs
Fruited in 2009 - I can't remember if I liked them or not - oops.
Nov 2010: flowers later than the sunrises - and too late this year as the spring got too hot and windy very fast - no fruit set.
Height 2 metres
Pollination: Self Pollination
Organic Status:Partially Organic
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