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Prunus salicina Mariposa

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Wantirna
C9
Size: 50cm Espalier
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $262.50 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $288.75 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus salicina Mariposa Japanese Plum, Chinese Plum,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright, V-Shaped

Description:
Large heart shaped blood plums, dark red skin with some spotting, and deep red, juicy sweet flesh with excellent flavour. Fruit is soft when fully ripe - Semi-Freestone. Maturity: Late January - Early February (Mid season). Suggested Pollinators: Narrabeen, Santa Rosa, Satsuma. One of the largest blood Plums, used for fresh fruit, preserves, jams and juices. An upright 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 in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Characteristics
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
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