The Shiro Japanese Plum (Prunus salicina x Shiro), unlike many plum varieties, is a golden yellow Plum. It contrasts well with the deep green leaves, and it will help make your yard or garden more beautiful every summer!
This early-blooming variety boasts some of the most beautiful flowers! Covered in soft pink blooms and surrounded by bees buzzing about, happily pollinating your tree and garden.
Assist pollination by planting another Asian plum variety to support Shiro. While self-fertile, you'll get a much larger harvest with another tree planted nearby. Shiro Japanese Plum bears round-to-oval-shaped fruit, with deep, sunshine-yellow skin and flesh by early August.
The plums are medium-size, and this clingstone variety is great eaten fresh or turned into jam, canned for the winter, or baked for a delicious dessert. Add a little cinnamon to your recipes for the perfect accent to the divine plum flavor. Overall, this is a very beautiful and versatile plum!
Shorter, wide-reaching trees, these ornamental beauties are a vision to see in the landscape! From the early spring blooms, the wonderful foliage and incredibly beautiful fruit!
Plant this tree near a seating area or patio to enjoy the shade, the blooms and the orbs of juicy sunshine that fill out your tree all growing season. Adorning all areas of the landscape, you'll be the envy of your neighborhood with this gem planted in front of your home as a specimen!
Easily pruned smaller as needed to tuck this glowing fruit tree into any sized landscape or existing orchard. Create privacy and shade while softening corners around your garage and property edges with an ornamental flowering tree that also fills your pantry with radiant fruit.
The color holds well in all your baked goods as well as your jam and jellies. Fantastic dessert plums, you'll enjoy their juicy goodness for all your favorite tarts and pies!
Hardy in hardiness zones 6-9, you will need to be careful because your Shiro Japanese Plum is sensitive to cold. Situate in an area that is protected from frost pockets and with good air circulation.
Provide ample water for young trees while establishing, not allowing them to dry out between waterings. After provide moderate, yet consistent moisture during the summer and when fruiting. A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.
You need to plant it in full sun and ensure the site is enriched in well-drained soil. Head over to read more in our Garden Blog for more Fruit Tree Planting, Fruit Tree Pruning and Plum Tree Care tips and tricks can be found!
The Shiro Plum Tree is very productive, and it will provide you with wonderful fruit early in the season. Early bearing, you may even have a small crop to enjoy your second year!
Head over to NatureHills.com, you need to order your Shiro Japanese Plum soon because this wonderful variety won't stay in stock long!
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.
The Shiro Japanese Plum tree can grow to a mature height of 12-18 feet and a mature width of 12-15 feet.
Once your Plum tree has been established (after the first year), it can typically add 13-24 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.
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.
The Shiro Japanese 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.
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.
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 Shiro Japanese Plum Tree today.
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 Shiro Japanese Plum Tree for sale here at NatureHills.com!
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.
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|
|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 x 'Shiro'|
|Rootstock||Prunus cerasifera (Myrobalan)|
|Mature Height||12 - 18 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 Years|
|Pruning Time||Late Winter|