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Prunus salicina Satsuma Dwarf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus salicina Satsuma Dwarf Dwarf Japanese Plum, Chinese Plum,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Trees Upright, V-Shaped

Dwarf, fruiting Plum tree. Satsuma produces medium blood red skinned and fleshed fruit. Fruit is freestone, juicy and full of flavour ideal for eating fresh, preserving, stewing and jucing. A mid season variety harvesting in mid to late summer. Requires a cross pollinator to bare a good fruiting crop. Pollinators: Santa Rosa, Mariposa, Ruby Blood, Narrabeen

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Borers, Mealy Bugs, Possums, Powdery Mildew, 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