Waneta Plum Tree - Zone 3 - popular market plum since 1913
Waneta is a large and extremely hardy plum that is packed with flavour and has excellent consistency for both fresh eating and processing.
Waneta plum is a large plum with tart red skin and sweet, juicy yellow flesh. It has a small pit and ripens in early September. It is equally great for fresh eating and canning. Like most stone fruits it has a pretty limited fresh storage life
Waneta plum tree is a prolific and precocious bearer, often fruiting within the first couple of years after planting and producing consistently large yields. It is hardy to zone 3 and is not self-fertile so the presence of a wild plum,such as the Canda Plu, is necessary for pollination.
Waneta was introduced by the South Dakota Experimental Station in 1913 as a cross between Apple Plum and Terry. It has been a market favourite ever since.
|Height at maturity||4-5 metres (13-16 feet)|
|Spacing||4 metres (12-15 feet)|
|Sun / shade||Full sun|
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|Fruit color||Red skin - Yellow flesh|
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|Latin name||Prunus sp. Waneta :|
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