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Prunus salicina 'Burbank'

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Description

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.   Width:  10 ft. or 20 ft.

Growth Rate:  Moderate growth rate with 13-24'' per year.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#fruit tree#edible garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#fruit tree#edible garden
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Prunus
    Species:
    salicina
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    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.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 10 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Fragrant
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    This cultivar produces rounded fruit with red to purple skin. The amber yellow flesh is aromatic and juicy. Ripens in July.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    The white flower blooms early in spring.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The elliptic leaves have fine tooth on the margin, bright green on top and lighter green underneath.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No