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Black Ruby Plum
Item #: Black Ruby Plum
Availability: Pick-up Only
Black Ruby - PRUNUS salicina
Deer like plums, and they are one of the only fruit to bear in early summer. Black Ruby is a Japanese hybrid plum, with large, reddish black fruit and sweet, yellow flesh is firm and of very good quality. Upright tree. Well adapted to the humid climate of the southeastern US. Not self-fertile, 'Black Ruby' requires a Japanese plum pollinator nearby to set fruit. Japanese plums do best with full sun and fertile well-drained soil. Suggested pollinizers are Rubysweet, AU Rubrum, and Methley. Yellow flesh. 400-500 Chill hours, Zones 6-8. Fruits early July.
Available for pickup from the farm , 5-gallon, 7-gallon and 15-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.