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Prunus hybrida Donsworth

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus hybrida Donsworth Japanese Blood Plum,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright, V-Shaped

Large blood plum, with dark red skin and light red juicy flesh which is soft when fully mature. Good quality fruit with nice sweet flavour - Clingstone. Maturity: Mid January (Early season). Suggested Pollinators: Mariposa, Narrabeen and Santa Rosa. Eaten fresh, or used in preserves and jams. One of the first blood plums to mature. A vigorous growing tree.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Borers, Caterpillars, Leaf Curl, Possums, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate