Plum, 'Satsuma'

Plum, 'Satsuma'

$ 30.00

Prunus salicina

Variety description: A Japanese plum of medium size. 
Mottled maroon over green skin, dark red meaty flesh. Sweet, mild, not tart. Excellent for jam. Needs another Japanese plum such as 'Duarte' or 'Shiro' for cross pollination. 

Site requirements: Full sun location. Plums will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.0-7.0 is required.

Size at maturity: 12-15'.

Pests and diseases: Susceptible to Cytospora canker. Beware plum curculio. 

Hardiness: USDA zones 6-9.

Plant size: 1 year old grafted tree, 2-3' with strong central leader. Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.

When we ship: Available for FALL 2017 shipping.

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