Plum Tree Varieties
Clingstone. Ripens early June. Medium to large size fruit. Skin is blue/black;flesh is red to dark red. Productive.
Dapple Dandy Interspecific Plum
Distinctive skin is yellow to green with red patches; pink flesh. Spicy plum-apricot balanced flavor. Harvests mid to late season.
Very Large. Blood red Skin. Red flesh, excellent flavor-one of the best. Freestone. Fast growing. Needs a pollinizer such as Beauty or Santa Rosa. Requires 650 hours of chilling below 45 F. Ripens: August into September. Ripens approximately 8/10.
Flavor Supreme Interspecific Plum
Mottled skin, with a mix of green and dark red; Red flesh. Sweet plum-apricot balanced flavor. Harvests early.
Flavor Queen Interspecific Plum
Skin is green/yellow; amber yellow flesh. Very sweet fruit. Harvests mid-season, but holds on the tree for quite a while.
Large plums with nearly freestone red flesh and a small pit. Glossy maroon over green skin. Sweet, juicy, firm and delicious with pleasantly tart skin. Low chill hours, good choice for milder climates. Also known as Improved Satsuma.
Large, solid red skin and flesh. Firm, rather juicy. Great taste. Needs a pollinizer, such as Santa Rosa or Beauty. Requires 300 hours of chilling below 45 F. Ripens: Late July to early August.
Superior quality flesh makes Santa Rosa the most widely grown plum. Purple-red skin surrounds rich, tart, fragrant, yellow flesh. Prolific, vigorous, self-fertile. Low chill.