Beauty Japanese Plum

Prunus salicina 'Beauty'

SKU
06167
This smaller Japanese plum tree offers a tasty crop of sweet flavorful fruit in mid July - earlier than other selections. Each delicious plum has bright red skin and amber tinged, red juicy flesh. Abundant white blooms appear in later winter through early spring. Self-fertile. Requires 250 chill hours. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationPROO-nus sah-lih-SEE-nuh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseEspalier, Mass Planting, Specimen, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEdible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Showy Fruit, Sustainable, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.

Easily grown in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with an organic fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Thin fruit for best size and quality. Prune annually in winter to maintain shape.

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