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Italian Prune



Pollinator Required:


Italian Prune


semi dwarf

Characteristics :

large, delicious

Mature Height :

12 – 14  feet

Support Required :


Bloom Period :

Early April

Sun Exposure :

Full Sun

Will Produce Fruit In:

2-4 years



Soil Type :

Well drained

Zones :

5 – 9

About the Italian Prune:

The Italian Prune has medium to large fruit. The fruit has a dark purple skin with yellow-greenish flesh that runs dark wine color when cooked. Italian plum fruit separates freely from the pit. These are large, freestone purple plums are very sweet, perfect for drying, eating fresh, or canning.

It is one of the most widely planted prune varieties in the West. This excellent shipping prune is a heavy bearer and good for both canning and drying.

Good pollinators for the Italian Prune are Santa Rosa and Satsuma.