Prunus hybrid 'Superior'

Japanases/American Plum


Photo courtesy of Eastern Shore Nursery

  • Dark red colored skin with very sweet yellow flesh
  • Excellent for fresh eating or used in desserts
  • Hardy, fast growing variety
  • Requires pollination by another Japanese-American plum variety; such as 'Toka'
Edible
Edible
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Full Sun
Full Sun
Spring
Spring
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in full sun.  Well drained soil.  


Height: 12-15 in
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Fast Growing
  • Edging
  • Edible

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained