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Ruby Sweet Plum
Item #: Ruby Sweet Plum
Availability: Pick-up Only
Ruby Sweet - Prunus salicina
Deer and wildlife enjoy plums, and they are one of the only fruit to bear in early summer. Ruby Sweet is a Japanese hybrid plum, with a red almost ruby skin. Sweet and juicy red flesh. Upright tree. Well adapted to the humid climate of the southeastern US. Not self-fertile, 'Ruby Sweet' requires a Japanese plum pollinator nearby to set fruit. Japanese plums do best with full sun and fertile well-drained soil. Suggested pollinizers are Black ruby, AU Rubrum, and Methley. Red flesh. 400-500 Chill hours, Zones 6-8. Blooms: late winter or early spring. Fruits early July.
Mature Height - 12-20', Spread - 12-20'
Available for pickup from the farm , 5-gallon, 7 gallon and 15-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.