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Candy Heart Pluerry

Famed fruit breeder Floyd Zaiger has crossed a cherry with a Japanese plum to create a wonderful new fruit he calls a Pluerry. Candy Heart's skin is dark speckled red and the delicious and uniquely flavored flesh is amber/red. It ripens after most cherries and Japanese plums and is pollinized by the Sweet Treat Pluerry or a later blooming Japanese Plum. Until very recently Cherry Plums were just a name for small plums. Now we have true crosses that incorporate cherry flavor into what looks like a plum.

In stock
SKU
C359
$29.95
USDA Zone6-9
Grows To12ft
Plant Spacing14ft
PollinationNeeds A Pollinizer
Prefers Full Sun
Ripening TimeAugust

Famed fruit breeder Floyd Zaiger has crossed a cherry with a Japanese plum to create a wonderful new fruit he calls a Pluerry. Candy Heart's skin is dark speckled red and the delicious and uniquely flavored flesh is amber/red. It ripens after most cherries and Japanese plums and is pollinized by the Sweet Treat Pluerry or a later blooming Japanese Plum. Until very recently Cherry Plums were just a name for small plums. Now we have true crosses that incorporate cherry flavor into what looks like a plum.