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Shiro Asian Plum Tree

$39.95

Reliable, hardy, and very productive, this compact, attractive Japanese variety bears good crops of round, bright-yellow fruit. Mild and sweet, it is great for fresh eating, jam and wine. Pollinate Shiro with another Japanese variety.

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Shiro Asian Plum Tree

Reliable, hardy, and very productive, this compact and attractive Japanese variety, Shiro Asian Plum Tree, bears good crops of round, bright-yellow fruit. Mild and sweet, it is great for fresh eating and canning. Pollinate Shiro with another Japanese variety.

Latin Name: Prunus salicina
Site and Soil: Plums like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: This tree is offered with options for both Dwarf and Semi-dwarf rootstock.
Pollination Requirements: Plant with another Japanese Plum for cross-pollination.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 30°F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Taste: Mild and sweet
Fruit Skin: Bright yellow
Fruit Flesh: Yellow
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: August
Yield: 30+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our plums are not bothered by pests. Bacterial Canker can occasionally damage trunks or branches. Symptoms of this disease are exudations of amber-colored sap. Spraying with copper in the fall and early spring can help control Bacterial Canker.
USDA Zone: 4-9

Weight 4 lbs
Shipping Season

Fall 21

size

10 Gallon, 20 Gallon, Bare Root

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