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Prunus salicina 'Ozark Premier'

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Description

Ozark Premier Japanese plum is a cross between 'Methley' and 'Burbank'. It is self-fruitful but planting two different cultivars is recommended to ensure better fruiting. Certain chilling hours is required.

Compare this Plant to:  Prunus salicina 'Methley' and Prunus salicina 'Burbank'

Form:  Irregular

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 large red plum with yellow flesh, with a firm, finely grained taste. Ripens in mid to late summer.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 10 ft. 0 in. - 20 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
    Fruit Description:
    This cultivar produces large red plum with yellow flesh, with a firm, finely grained taste. Ripens in mid to late summer.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    White, showy flowers bloom early in spring.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The green elliptic leaves have fine tooth on the margin.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No