Please submit a search term.

Prunus salicina 'Burbank'

Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

This well-producing cultivar will usually start to bear fruits in 2-3 years. It needs cross pollination from different Japanese plum cultivars. It can be used as a landscape flowering tree in spring or a shade tree in summer. The mature size of the tree depends on the version you choose, standard or dwarf.

Height:
8-10 ft. or 35 ft.
Flower:
The white flower blooms early in spring.
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Well-drained, loamy soil.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Irregular
Edibility:
This cultivar produces rounded fruit with red to purple skin. The amber yellow flesh is aromatic and juicy. It is great for canning, eating fresh or making jam. Ripens in July.
Width:
10 ft. or 20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate growth rate with 13-24'' per year.
Leaf:
The elliptic leaves have fine tooth on the margin, bright green on top and lighter green underneath.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 3002

Prunus salicina 'Burbank' Cross-section of fruit
Public domain, photo author unknown, CC0