Santa Rosa Plum
Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'
Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||PROO-nus sah-lih-SEE-nuh|
|Lore||Santa Rosa is an all-time favorite home and commercial variety of plum. It does not require a pollenizer, but fruit yield will increase when another plum is planted nearby.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately growing; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Mass Planting, Specimen, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Fall Color, Sustainable, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Apple (Malus); Peach (Prunus persica); Cherry (Prunus avium); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Raspberry (Rubus); Strawberry (Fragaria)|
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