Beauty Plum Tree

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SKU
27726001

Bears Fruit Young, Fast-Growing Beauty Plum Tree!

  • Early Spring Bloom
  • Gorgeous White Flowers
  • Fragrant - Attract Pollinators
  • Large Juicy & Sweet/Tart!
  • Yellow Skin & Red Blush
  • Red Blushed Yellow Skin
  • Produces at an Early Age
  • Reliable Harvest
  • Self-Fertile but Larger Harvest with Pollinator Partner
  • Late June - Mid July Harvest
  • 200-300 Chill Hours
  • Heirloom Variety

Beauty Plum (Prunus salicina 'Beauty') also known as the Beauty Japanese Plum, is a fruit-bearing tree with highly ornamental features! Plant one in a sunny location in your yard where you can enjoy its spring flowers and early harvest of outstanding plums.

Similar in flavor and texture to the Santa Rosa Plum, these medium-sized fruits not only provide fresh Plums but they're also the perfect plants for dual purpose landscaping to make use of all the precious space in your landscape!

The sumptuous plums ripen from late June to mid-July, following the abundant bloom of delicate, white flowers that blanket your Beauty Plum tree in spring. Your Beauty Plum tree provides a delicious harvest of tasty treats earlier than many other plum varieties.

The blooms attract a host of pollinators to your landscape to further add to the spring show and of course, produce amazingly beautiful fruit! Each juicy, sweet globe of fruity perfection will dangle from your tree, declaring its readiness when its yellow skin becomes overlaid with a dramatic, scarlet blush.

Everything about the Beauty Plum tree is well, beautiful! The red-highlighted, amber flesh is sure to start you salivating in expectation of its sweetness long before the luscious juice touches your tongue!

A very cold hardy tree with low chill hours, these are adaptable to a wide range of growing zones, doing especially well in coastal regions. Quickly reaching their mature height of 12-15 feet tall, plant this self-fertile tree with another Japanese Plum variety for larger yields.

How to Use Beauty Plum Tree In The Landscape

Gorgeous ornamental blooms and a fantastic tree as a specimen or focal point for front yard landscaping. Beauty Plum is a lovely deciduous tree with a rounded nature, early fruit production, and a faster-growing habit, so you won't have to wait long to see results!

Plus, Beauty Plum is a smaller, Japanese Plum tree so you won't have to provide a large amount of space in your yard in order to try one of these terrific trees. Mostly self-fertile, you'll enjoy sizeable harvests from a single tree. However, for larger harvests, plant this with a second tree. Not everyone has room for a second tree, so try this high-density planting trick!

The perfect size to create shade over garden beds and patios, these lovely trees are ideal to plant in the backyard where you can bask beneath the dappled shade of their leaves. Enjoy the spring bloom from outside your favorite window or set up a seating area beneath the fruit and pluck them directly from the tree!

Ripe just in time for the summer barbecue season, grill these red blushed gems over the grill to caramelize the sugars, or use them for preserves and chutney! Of course, these are amazing healthy treats straight from trees branches!

Create a small orchard or prune into hedgerows of Plum trees to achieve maximum yield, as well as create property definition and privacy full of delicious fruit!

#ProPlantTips For Care

Hardy in USDA hardiness zones 4 through 10, Beauty tends to be most productive in cool, rainy conditions. It's self-fruitful but will do best with other pollinators nearby. Beauty has a low chill hour requirement and is outstanding for warmer climates.

Your fruit tree requires full sun for the most vigorous growth and largest harvest. Give your tree at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day, favoring the drying power of the morning sun. Situate in an area that is protected from frost pockets and with good air circulation. Prune to keep an open canopy so that both sunlight and airflow reach the interior.

While somewhat drought-tolerant, it's best to protect your investment by providing supplemental watering in times of need. Provide ample water for your young tree while it becomes established, not allowing it to dry out between waterings. Then reduce your watering to moderate, yet consistent moisture during the heat of summer and when fruiting.

For best results, fertilize your tree regularly with Dr. Earth Fruit Tree Fertilizer or a good organic, slow-release fertilizer. Add Nature Hills Root Booster while planting for a life-long symbiotic relationship with the root system.

Plant your tree in rich, organically enhanced, well-drained soil, adding compost and manure to further enrich the soil. A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.

Head over to read more in our Garden Blog for more Fruit Tree Planting, Fruit Tree Pruning and Plum Tree Care tips and tricks!

Fragrant blooms, space-saving size, and red-streaked, juicy fruit - the Beauty Plum seems to have it all! Plant just one Beauty Plum tree this year, and you're sure to want more for next year when you sample some of the best plums that nature and NatureHills.com have to offer!

Plum Tree Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for Beauty Plum Trees to bear fruit?

Nature Hills Nursery sells fruit trees with mature root systems that are already three to four years old, so you’ll enjoy fruit sooner than you would with younger trees! Expect young Plum trees to begin fruiting usually by the 2nd to 4th year after they establish in your landscape.

How big do Beauty Plum trees grow? How fast do Plum trees grow?

The Beauty Plum tree can grow to a mature height of 12-15 feet and a mature width of 10-15 feet. 

Once your Plum tree has been established (after the first year), it can typically add 25 inches of new growth per growing season. If your plants are growing less than that in a season, it may be worth your while to check the fertility level.

Where is the best place to plant a Beauty Plum Trees?

Plum trees grow best in well-drained, fertile soil in at least 6 hours of full sun per day or more. Provide good air circulation and moderate, yet consistent water in well-drained, fertile soil.

Do You Need 2 Plum Trees to Produce Fruit?

The Beauty Plum trees are self fertile, so planting more than one Plum tree that blooms at about the same time, boosts yields on both trees and extends your harvest time! 

No room? Look into High-Density Planting techniques, or choose a semi-dwarf or dwarf fruit tree.

When Should Beauty Plum Tree be Planted?

Bareroot Plum trees can be planted in spring when they are available in your area. Container-grown Plum trees can be very successfully transplanted all throughout the growing season. Check for first and last frost dates for your area with your local County Extension Office.

  • Plant bareroot Plum trees in the early spring.
  • Plant container-grown trees anytime the ground is not frozen by digging a hole as deep as the soil line and twice as wide.

How Do I Find Beauty Plum Trees for Sale Near Me?

Make your life easier and your landscape tastier by shopping for Plum trees at NatureHills.com online fruit tree nursery. You’ll find a massive selection of fruit trees for sale, including many lovely Plum tree varieties!

Choose the right tree for your area by first finding your USDA growing zone by entering your zip code in the field above the Plant Highlights section on our product pages. Narrow down your options by plant hardiness zone, sun availability, and size requirements.

Place your order, knowing it’s backed by the Nature Hills Nursery product guarantee and protected by Plant Sentry™, which helps ensure regulated plant materials aren’t sent to prohibited areas.

Expect to receive your plants at the appropriate planting time for your growing zone when temperatures are safest for those plants that ship in fall, winter, or early spring.

Shop the selection of mature Plum trees for sale at Nature Hills Nursery and place your order for Beauty Plum Tree today.

What shipping options do you offer?

NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won’ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Beauty Plum Tree for sale here at NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

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Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Beauty Plum Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-10
Growing Zones 4-10
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Prunus salicina 'Beauty'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 12 - 15 feet
Mature Spread 10 - 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Widely adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color White
Foliage Green
Harvest Time Early Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 3 - 5 Years
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant Yes