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Elephant Heart Japanese Blood Plum


Prunus salicina 'Elephant Heart' Japanese Blood Plum - Large, cricket ball-size plums. This variety was developed by Luther Burbank and released in 1929. Sometimes called a “blood plum” because of its dark-red flesh. Fruit is juicy and flavorful – excellent for eating fresh or canning. Tree thrives in arid and semi-arid areas. Freestone.

• Pollination Group: cross pollinate with another Japanese plum, esp. Santa Rosa, Wickson
• Uses: eating, bottling, preserving
• Harvest: Late i.e. March
• Chill requirement: Low - medium