Friar Plum - Prunus salicina 'Friar'

Large oval fruits have glossy black skin and amber flesh. Sweet and juicy. Heavy producer. Freestone. Good for eating fresh or in jams and preserves. Ripens mid-season. Good storage life. Requires pollination from other Japanese Plums (Prunus salicina) varieties.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
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Prefers well drained soils. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Prune when young to create an open branching structure that allows for even light distribution and more consistent ripening of fruit.

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