50. Vigorous rootstock growing to 6 meters. 3.0 out of 5 stars 2. Satsuma plum trees produce fruit with deep red flesh, a tart, small to medium size plum with excellent flavor. Luther Burbank, California horticulturalist and philanthropist, was the recipient of 12 seedlings, including a blood plum tree from Yokohama, Japan in the mid-1880s. This fruit tree is shipped dormant and bare-rooted. He named it “Satsuma” after a province in Japan though it was originally sold under the name ‘Blood Plum of Satsuma’ beginning in 1887. 99. The flowers this year are sparse and many are brown and kind of deformed. You probably want to checkout Adams County Nursery since they are near you. Asked March 27, 2020, 2:35 PM EDT. Golden Queen – Used for small amount of plum varieties. The Satsuma plum tree is often called the "blood plum." Q. Satsuma Trees. One of the most popular varieties in California, the Satsuma Plum tree yields large, oval fruit that ripens in early August. I live in southeast Texas and I have not had any problems with the tree in recent years. $69.99 $ 69. I bought a 3-n-1 Japanese-American from local farm supply store about 8 years ago. Satsuma is cold hardy enough for your location and yes you need a second variety of Japanese plum for pollination. 4.1 out of 5 stars 61. To solve this problem satsuma are clipped off the tree, leaving a tiny bit of stem attached to the fruit. Many of the branches look knarly. FREE Shipping. $59.50 $ 59. Japanese plum trees have rougher bark, more persistent spurs, and more numerous flowers than European plums. Calamondin Orange Tree - Indoor/Outdoor Patio Citrus Trees, Ready to Give Fruit - 1-2 feet tall - Cannot Ship to FL, CA, TX, LA or AZ. They are also more precocious, disease resistant, and vigorous than European plums. By pruning you can keep your tree at any height. Also, the fruit is falling from it and it is not fully grown like previous years. $39.95 shipping. Prunus salicina ‘Satsuma Plum’ • Mature Height: 15′ • Mature Width: 12′ • Light Requirements: Full sun • Water Requirements: Moderate water • Fertilizers: Dr Q’s Fruit & Nut Tree Food, 13-7-7, Dr Q’s Organic Fruit & Nut Tree Food, 6-4-4 Sickly Satsuma plum tree. Satsuma is partially self fertile, though pollinators include - Santa Rosa. This allows the fruit to be stored and transported. Last year it had about 8 plums but none got harvested as they did not mature - fell off. Their mottled maroon-over-green skin and dark, meaty flesh make for a sweet, mild treat that has no tartness and is excellent for making jam. Satsuma. Japanese plum flavor ranges from sweet to tart. The fruit of Japanese plums (Prunus salicina), such as “Satsuma” and “Santa Rosa,” are firmer and larger than European plums. But this year it bloomed late and it has branches that are dying on it and leaves are falling off. 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