Prunus salicina ‘Brook Red’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 16′ high x 13′ wide
Flower Color: White
Fruit ripening time: Late August
Fruit Color & Size: Dark red with orange flesh, medium 1.5″ diameter
Pollination: Requires cross-pollinating
Taste: Firm and juicy
Description: A vigorous tree with heavy yields of dark red plums. Firm and juicy; excellent for eating fresh and making jams and jellies. A great addition to your home orchard.
Ornamental Features: Showy white flowers along branches in early spring and dark green foliage throughout the season turning yellow in the fall. Dark red fruit in late summer.
Landscape Attributes: Hardy deciduous tree with a rounded, upright form. Best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Excellent choice for attracting bees to your yard.