Prunus salicina 'Au Rubrum' ~ Au Rubrum Plum-ServeScape
Prunus salicina 'Au Rubrum' ~ Au Rubrum Plum-ServeScape
Prunus salicina 'Au Rubrum' ~ Au Rubrum Plum-ServeScape
Prunus salicina 'Au Rubrum' ~ Au Rubrum Plum-ServeScape

Au Rubrum Plum

Prunus salicina 'Au Rubrum'


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Au Rubrum Plum is a semi-dwarf deciduous tree with an upright habit that has a showy display of fragrant white flowers but is primarily grown for its fruit.  Its heavy bearing of summer fruits have deep red skin with sweet red flesh that is good fresh or used for cooking.  Grows best in full sun and rich, moist well-drained soils.  Au Rubrum is highly disease resistant.

Type: 

Tree

Origins:

China and Indochina

Height: 

18’ - 20’

Spread: 

18’ - 20'

Spacing: 

18’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  High Maintenance. Needs regular watering.  Plums have a lot of pest and disease issues  and may necessary.  Potential issues include scales, borers, mites, aphids, leaf spots and rots.  Fallen fruit can be messy if not harvested.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardenNaturalized AreasPonds and StreamsEdible Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  StrawberryPeach, Apple

IMAGES: Photoset by Forest and Kim Starr, (1) starr-090513-7614-Prunus_cerasifera_x_salicina-ripe_fruit-Polipoli-Maui, (2) starr-100902-4078-Prunus_cerasifera_x_salicina-fruit_and_leaves-Polipoli-Maui, (3) starr-101030-9411-Prunus_cerasifera_x_salicina-habit-Olinda-Maui, (2) anonymous, Prunus salicinaCC BY-SA 2.5

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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