Burbank Plum Tree
Semi Dwarf Red/Orange/ Yellow Plum with Great Flavor
The Plum, Burbank, Prunus salicina, is a prize variety that was named in honor of the the master plant breeder himself, Luther Burbank in 1897. .
A favorite variety of Burbanks that was sent to him in a tree lot from Japan. He would use it in many of his hybrid crosses.
Burbank is a natural semi-dwarf tree, reaching only 12'- 15’ with a graceful, irregular, spreading for. It is adapted to a wide range of Climates in zones 5-9.
A Mid-Season ripening fruit that hangs on the tree for a long time just improving in flavor. It has , a redish mottled orange and yellow skin color, with a deep orange-yellow flesh with a very distingue rich sweet flavor. Burbank maintains a firm flesh that has a great crunchy texture throughout the ripening period.
The flavor is unique only to the Burbank plum, there is nothing else like it.
This plum is semi-freestone, which means it partially separates from the pit.
Burbank Plum can be held at any height with minimal summer pruning . Burbank Plum prefers a well-drained soil, with a full day (8 hrs.) worth of sun. Always favor the morning sun if possible. .
For a great tasting plum on a tree that won't take up a lot of space in your yard, you can't go wrong with the Burbank Plum tree.
* Semi Dwarf
* Red Orange blushed Yellow Skin with Orange Flesh
* Unique Rich Flavor
Recommended pollinators: Santa Rosa, Methley, Burgundy
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Prunus 'Burbank'|
|Mature Height||Semi-Dwarf: 12 - 18 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 20 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 Years|