Santa rosa plum - Knowledgebase Question

Cheyenne, Wy
Question by jacobs823
June 14, 2009
Are santa rosa plum trees self pollinating and can 1 type fruit tree( apple) polinate another type fruit(plum)


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Answer from NGA
June 14, 2009

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Santa Rosa plum is considered self fertile, or at least partially self fertile. However, even self fertile plums will develop heavier crops if there is a second plum tree in the yard. Trees need a companion from the same family to provide pollination. Plums are from the Prunus family; Apples are from the Malus family. Plums need plums and apples need apples - however a crabapple tree is from the Malus family and will help pollinate an apple tree. Hope this information clarifies things for you.

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