Plum 'Santa Rosa'
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Prefers partial to full sun. Large, vigorous, fast growing tree. Ripens mid season. 300-500 chill hours. Zones 5-9.
Edible fruit. Highest quality. Excellent fresh or canned. Keeps and ships well.
20' at maturity
15' at maturity
Clusters of white, five-petalled flowers cover the tree.
Medium green leaves that turn yellow in fall.
Shiny gray-brown when young, becoming rough and platy with age.
Parent is native of Japan. Prolific early Asian plum. Partially self-fertile, but production improves when planted with other Japanese varieties. Developed by Luther Burbank of Santa Rosa, California.