Opata Plum - Prunus 'Opata'

Opata produces a large size plum that has a sweet flavour. The fruit is purple with green flesh and ripens in August. Great for fresh eating or jam. Beautiful red fall colour. This variety needs a pollinator to set fruit.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.4 (8 votes)

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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