Shiro is an extremely fast growing plum tree that begins producing fruit immediately! This tree is an excellent choice for anyone wishing for an instant orchard. In fact, the only issue you will have a Shiro Plum Tree is that it will produce so much fruit you won’t know what to do with it! The fruit yield typically doubles every year for the first 5 years. The golden-yellow plums are quite large and ripen Late July to August, putting them right in the middle of plum growing season. The abundance and exceptional flavor produced by a Shiro Plum Tree combined with its beautiful golden fruit will leave you wanting nothing more from a plum tree!
What makes the Shiro tree great?
- Shiro typically produces fruit immediately!
- Our heaviest producing plum tree! Expect an ever-increasing amount of delicious golden-yellow plums year after year.
- The beautiful golden-yellow hanging fruit give Shiro an ornamental appeal as well.
|Cold Hardiness Zones
||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
||-20° F, (-29° C)
||Prunus salicina 'Shiro'
|Mature Height (ft.)
||10' - 15'
||Mature Width (ft.)
||10' - 15'
||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
||Bright yellow, maturing to golden-yellow when ripe
||Nectar sweet, rich and very juicy