Shiro plum trees produce a multitude of white blossoms in early spring followed by densely packed, sweet, juicy, yellow fruits in clusters all throughout the tree. Flesh is translucent with a light pink blush. Perfect for fresh eating, canning, cooking, and desserts. Clingstone.
Botanical name: Prunus salicina 'Shiro'
Zone range: 5 - 9
- Size at maturity: 18 - 20' Tall X 18 - 20' Wide
- Harvest: Late July
- Sun level: Full sun
- Soil composition: Loamy
- Soil moisture: Well-drained
- Optimal soil pH: 6.0 - 7.0
- Years to bear: 3 - 6
Shiro plum trees are low-growing and self-fruitful, although they benefit from pollination from a non-self variety of Japanese plum with the same bloom period.