Growing Zones 5-9
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Botanical Name Prunus ‘Santa Rosa’
Mature Height 15 – 25 feet
Mature Spread 12 – 20 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink, White
Foliage Color Green
Fruiting Time Early Season


Heat-Tolerant Santa Rosa Plum Tree

  • Delicious Fruit
  • Gorgeous Spring Flowers
  • Late Mid-Season
  • Hardy
  • Self-Fertile

Treat yourself to in-season plums when you plant or Santa Rosa Plum (Prunus ‘Santa Rosa’) Tree in your yard. First introduced in 1906 in Santa Rosa, California, this variety is a deciduous, fruit-bearing tree that offers a dependable and delicious harvest each year. Plant one where you can readily enjoy its beautiful blossoms and its gorgeous, juicy fruit.

Watch each spring as the Santa Rosa Plum’s fabulously colorful pink and white spring blossoms make their way into your landscape. You’ll create a visual spectacle that will have the whole neighborhood jealous.

Enjoy the show while you can; by late July or early August, those blossoms will give way to lovely plums, ripe for the taking. Santa Rosa Plums are beautiful to behold, with red-hued, purple skin concealing a layer of red blush, then sweet, yellow flesh surrounding the center pit.

Your Santa Rosa Plum Tree will produce medium/large slightly firm fruits that are ideal for fresh-eating right off the tree. Slice them for inclusion in a fruit salad, or add them to a fruit snack plate. These beautiful plums are also perfect for canning, freezing, cooking, drying, so you can easily preserve some of your bounty for enjoying later on in the year or sharing with others as gifts. Santa Rosa’s flavor is sweet with a slight tangy edge, perfect for a variety of uses.

Santa Rosa Plum Tree is a relatively hardy tree, adaptable to a variety of soils and heat tolerant. It’s even self-fruitful, so you don’t need to have more than one to enjoy a healthy harvest.

Santa Rosa is an old favorite among plum lovers and still one of the most often grown. A pretty tree, especially in spring and late summer, Santa Rosa a great investment in something that is both useful and beautiful. Order today!