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 Satsuma Plum

 

 

Pollinator Required:

Yes

 Satsuma Plum

Type:

semi dwarf

Characteristics :

large, delicious

Mature Height :

10 – 16  feet

Support Required :

No

Bloom Period :

Early Season

Sun Exposure :

Full Sun

Will Produce Fruit In:

2-4 years

Harvest:

Early

Soil Type :

Well drained

Zones :

5 –9

About the Satusuma Plum:

Long-time favorite plum in CA. Mottled maroon over green skin, dark red meaty flesh. Sweet, mild, not tart. Excellent for jam. Harvest late July. 300 hours.  A tart, small to medium size plum with excellent flavor. A Luther Burbank introduction from Japan. Favorite cooking plum. Mid-season and partially self-fruitful. Pollinate for heavy crops with Shiro, Santa Rosa.

A good Pollinator for  the Satsuma Plum are Santa Rosa  or Shiro