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Prunus salicina Queen Rosa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus salicina Queen Rosa Japanese Plum, Chinese Plum,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright, V-Shaped

Medium sized, self pollinating, fruiting Plum tree. Queen Rosa produces medium dark purple skinned and yellow fleshed fruit. Fruit is clingstone, juicy and sweet ideal for eating fresh, preserving, stewing and juicing. A early season variety harvesting in mid Summer. Requires a cross pollinator to bare a good fruiting crop. Pollinators: Satsuma, Mariposa.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Borers, Caterpillars, Mealy Bugs, Possums, Scale

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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