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Plum 'Burbank'

Prunus salicina 'Burbank'

Five gallon cans available from early spring to through summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Large, red-skinned, freestone plums appear with abundance mid-summer. Tree requires cross pollination for productivity. Juicy skin with sweet, dark red flesh is great eaten fresh or preserved.

Can be maintained at 8'-10' with summer pruning.

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 10'-15' tall, 10'-15' wide 
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Columnar
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Attracts Birds, Edible Fruit, Fruiting

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.

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Green Thumb Guide

Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Establish good structure when young and keep pruned. In summer, prune to keep tree to a manageable size. Estimated chilling time of 400 hours below 45°F.

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Establish good structure when young and keep pruned. In summer, prune to keep tree to a manageable size. Estimated chilling time of 400 hours below 45°F.

These characteristics apply to the North Texas area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: Texas A&M Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)

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