Burgundy Japanese Plum
Prunus salicina 'Burgundy' Plum
Pronunciation: PROO-nus sah-lih-SEE-nuh
|Description||Burgundy is an all around great home-garden plum, delicious for fresh eating, cooking, drying and in jams and jellies. Reddish purple fruit with deep red flesh ripens early July but typically keeps well on the tree for several weeks. Self-fertile, Hardy, yet produces in mild climates, requiring just 250-350 winter chill hours, Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, Low Chill Requirement, Edible, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Apple (Malus); Peach (Prunus persica); Cherry (Prunus avium); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Raspberry (Rubus); Strawberry (Fragaria)|
|Care||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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.