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Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'

Santa Rosa Plum

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Scientific Name Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'
Principal Common Name Santa Rosa Plum
Common Name(s)
Synonym Prunus triflora, Prunus thibetica
Description Freely branching small to medium size fruit tree, bearing roundish deep purple sweet stone fruit in summer. Self fruitful, early summer harvest, slow ripening. One of the best Japanese plums, developed by Luther Burbank.
General Comments Pollinize with Queen Ann or Laroda
Nativity Asia
Height Range 15 - 30 FT
Spread Range 10 - 25 FT
Flower Showy
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23
USDA Zones 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Bright Green : Green
Leaf Texture Glossy : Medium : Smooth
Form Edible : Tree
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Container Plant : Edible : Fruit

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