Plum – Santa Rosa
Japanese, yellow flesh, clingstone
*height & width at maturity
FRUIT: Medium sized round fruit with dark red skin and yellow to pink flesh. It has a sweet taste with slight bitterness near the stone.
POLLINATION: Mariposa, Narrabeen, Satsuma, Donsworth. Partially self fertile.
MATURITY: Early to Mid January (Early season)
DESCRIPTION: Used for fresh fruit, stewing preserves and jams. This is a very popular variety for home gardens and has good keeping qualities.
TREE CARE: Plant in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.
PESTS AND DISEASES:
FORM: Vigorous upright growth habit.
FOLIAGE and BARK: