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Fruit tree comparisons


Plum tree
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa is the definitive Japanese plum, with dark red skin and a sweet rich flavor.
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Growing


Plum tree
Santa Rosa
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Pollination group1
Pollinating othersGood
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Using


Plum tree
Santa Rosa
Picking seasonMid
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
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Disease resistance


Plum tree
Santa Rosa
General resistanceGood
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Climate


Plum tree
Santa Rosa
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 5 (-29C)
Summer maximum temperaturesHot (>30C / 86F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Plum tree
Santa Rosa
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorRed
Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
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