Beautiful coppery skin blushed purple with a glaucous bloom, the gorgeous fruit of the Caramel Kiss Plum Tree (Prunus salicina 'Caramel Kiss') are an early-season wonder to behold!
The creamy red tinted flesh features a crisp and crunchy texture that is very sweet and rich! Eaten fresh off the tree, these are incredibly juicy, beautiful fruit! You’ll be in no rush to harvest because these have a long harvest period!
The glossy green foliage of this tall yet narrow fruit tree is wonderfully sized to fit into large or small yards with ease. With a bit of pruning, even the smallest property can accommodate their own Plum tree!
Fragrant, frilly white blooms attract a host of bees and pollinators to aid in helping pollinate your fruit. While self-fruitful, you’ll enjoy a much larger harvest when you plant this with another Plum or another Caramel Kiss for better cross-pollination. Hardy and adapted to warmer growing zones, these are heat tolerant trees!
The beautiful spring bloom display and lovely form, these are highly ornamental landscaping trees in their own right! Add a bountiful harvest of healthy fruit, and you have a fantastic specimen or focal point for your landscape!
Shade garden beds or seating areas with the lush summer foliage. These slim profile trees easily tuck into existing orchards and established home landscapes.
The fruit is rich and flavorful, and the sweet crisp crunch carries over into your cooking, baking and canning recipes. Ripening just in time for summer barbecues, try grilling Plum halves to bring out their sweetness and caramelize the sugars! Jams, jelly and pies take on the unique color of the flesh and of course that incredible flavor!
Tuck one of these healthy gems with lunch for a portable treat that’s high in antioxidants and vitamins. You’ll want to set up your own picnic blanket beneath the cooling summer shade and enjoy fruit right off the limbs of your tree! Nothing beats homegrown produce in flavor and quality, plus you will know exactly what goes into (and onto) your tree!
Caramel Kiss thrives in USDA hardiness zones 6 through to 9! Requiring only 400-600 chill hours. Fruit trees do require full sun for the most vigorous growth and best harvest. Provide at least 6 hours of sunlight per day, favoring the drying power of the morning sun.
Plant your tree in rich, organically enhanced, well-drained soil, adding compost and manure to further enrich the soil. A thick layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.
Provide ample water for your young tree while it becomes established, not allowing it to dry out between waterings. Once established, reduce your watering to moderate, yet consistent moisture during the heat of summer and when fruiting. While somewhat drought-tolerant when they’re established, it’s best to protect your investment by providing supplemental watering in times of need.
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 tiny feeder roots.
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. In summer control the size of your tree, but in winter prune out dead, diseased or damaged limbs.
Lovely jewels that are flavorful and crisp, you'll enjoy the bountiful harvest this tree provides as well as its beauty! Get your own Caramel Kiss Plum Tree today from NatureHills.com before they are sold out!
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.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|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|
|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|
|#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|
|#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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Prunus salicina 'Caramel Kiss'|
|Mature Height||20 - 25 feet|
|Mature Spread||10 - 12 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 Years|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|