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Santa Rosa Plum DWARFING

DWARFING variety makes this tree more suitable for Espaliering that its non dwarfing counterpart. Santa Rosa is the a red fleshed Japanese plum, with medium sized fruit and a deep red skin. A prolific bearer, self fertile and reliably pollinates other japanese plums. Widespread popular variety grown commercially, Bred by Luther Burbank in around 1906 USA.  Low Chill.

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$45.00

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Specifications

Ripening Time February
Fertility Self-Fertile (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered and kept to 1.5 - 2.5m. Free standing tree grows to around 2 -2.5m tall.
Rootstock Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Tolerates low chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Santa Rosa Plum DWARFING

Santa Rosa Plum DWARFING

DWARFING variety makes this tree more suitable for Espaliering that its non dwarfing counterpart. This is the classic purple highly flavoured European Plum. Originated in France but has been widely spread around the world. It's purple in colour and has a rich flavour that cooks superbly and is great eaten fresh. Ripens February.