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Description

Skip the frost worries with this late-blooming Japanese variety. The tree has a lovely spreading habit, and a low chill-hour requirement of just 500-600 hours. Very showy flowers make it a landscape specimen. You’ll love the pretty heart-shaped fruit for its contrasting deep purple skin, golden flesh and delightful sweetness. A splendid, large fresh-eating plum that retains its firmness even when ripe. Makes wonderful jam/preserves, too. Freestone. Ripens in August. Self-pollinating, but will produce more fruit with an Elephant Heart plum nearby.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 3 - 6
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 18 - 20' tall x 18 - 20' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 18 - 20' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow plum trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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