A Santa Rosa plum is a gorgeous large reddish-purple fruit with a taste so sweet and delicious that is often referred to as a a “Candy Plum” in the region of California where it was developed. Not to mention that the growth rate of a Santa Rosa tree is astoundingly fast, so expect loads of large and delicious candy plums from your Santa Rosa tree almost immediately! These large and delicious bright red plums are a unique and delicious choice for any orchard!
What makes the Santa Rosa tree great?
- Fantastically delicious and juicy fruit is so good that Santa Rosas are known as candy plums!
- Santa Rosa is a great choice for warm weather States such as California and Florida.
- Unique bright red fruit provides a sharp, eye-catching splash of color to any landscape.
|Cold Hardiness Zones
||5, 6, 7, 8, 9
||-20° F, (-29° C)
|Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'
|Mature Height (ft.)
||10' - 15'
||Mature Width (ft.)
||8' - 12'
||Late Summer through Fall
||Recommended Spacing (ft.)
||8' - 20'
|Best Seasons to Plant for Zones 7 - 11
||Fall through Spring
||Best Seasons to Plant for Zones 2 - 6
|Optimal Soil Condition
||Acidic - Neutral
||Deep Reddish Purple with white speckles
||Nectar sweet, rich and juicy