Plum, 'Shiro'

Plum, 'Shiro'

$ 30.00

Prunus salicina

Variety description: A Japanese plum with medium size 
yellow fruit. Its juicy and moderately sweet with a pleasing mild flavor. Bears reliably in many climates. Needs another Japanese plum such as 'Duarte' 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 5-9.

Plant size: 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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