Chocolate: Small to medium size, oblong, bright red skin. Sweet, spicy, firm, brown flesh, superb flavor the choice of connoisseurs. Astringent until ripe. Self fruitful.
Fuyu (Imoto): Large size. Compared to Jiro, Imoto is more square and flattened. Non-astringent. (Good eating while still hard.) Self fruitful.
Fuyu (Jiro): Medium size, flat shape, still crunchy when ripe, non-astringent. Cool or hot climate. Hardy, attractive tree, practically pest free. Self fruitful.
Giant Fuyu: Larger, not as flat as Fuyu. Crunchy when ripe like Fuyu. Sweet, flavorful, non astringent. Easy to grow, cool or hot climates. Fall harvest. 200 hours. Self-fruitful
Hachiya: Large, deep orange-red, acorn-shaped. Hot summer required to mature the fruit. Sweet, flavorful, astringent until soft ripe. Mature fruit can be frozen and thawed to ripen. Productive, ornamental tree. 200 hours. Self-fruitful.
Beauty Plum: Sweet, flavorful plum, more widely adapted than Santa Rosa (more productive in cool, rainy climates). Red over yellow skin, amber flesh streaked red. Early ripening, a week or more before Santa Rosa. Ripens mid to late June. Requires 250 chill hours. Self fruitful.
Burgundy Plum: Maroon colored skin and semi-freestone flesh. Sweet, with little or no tartness and a very pleasing, mild flavor. High taste test scores. Prolonged harvest, mid-July to mid-August in Central CA. Very productive tree with narrow, upright habit. 300 hours. Self-fruitful.
Elephant Heart Plum: Home orchard favorite: large, heart-shaped fruit with sweet, juicy, richly flavored, firm red flesh. Dark reddish-purple mottled skin. Long harvest season - September in Central CA. Hardy, heavy bearing tree. 500 hours or less. Pollenated by Santa Rosa.
Emerald Beaut Plum: One of the highest-rated plums in blind fruit tastings at DWN. Light green skin, greenish-yellow to orange freestone flesh. Harvest begins late August in Central CA. Ripe fruit continues to sweeten, becoming exceptionally sweet, but remaining crisp and crunchy. Ripe fruit holds on tree longer than any other stone fruit: two months or more! Pollenizer required: Beauty, Burgundy, Late Santa Rosa, or Flavor King Pluot. 600 to 700 hours of chill required.
Santa Rosa: Most popular plum in California & Arizona. Juicy, tangy and flavorful. Reddish purple skin, amber flesh tinged red. Late June in Central CA. 300 hours. Self-fruitful.
Satsuma Plum: Long-time favorite plum in California. Mottled maroon over green skin, dark red meaty flesh. Sweet, mild, not tart. Excellent for jam. Harvest late July. 300 hours. Pollenized by Santa Rosa.
Dapple Dandy Pluot® Interspecific Plum: Creamy white and red fleshed freestone with wonderful plum-apricot flavor. Skin greenish-yellow with red spots, turning to a maroon and yellow dapple. August harvest. 400-500 hours. Pollenated by Flavor Supreme Pluot®, Santa Rosa, Burgundy Plum.
Flavor Grenade Pluot® Interspecific Plum: Elongated green fruit with red blush. Crisp texture, explosive flavor. Taste test winner. Hangs on the tree for 4-6 weeks. Pollenized by Flavor King Pluot®, Dapple Dandy Pluot®, Emerald Drop Pluot® or Santa Rosa plum. Late August to beginning of October harvest. 300 to 400 chill hours required.
Flavor King Pluot® Interspecific Plum: Taste test winner. Unique plum-apricot hybrid with sensational bouquet and sweet, spicy flavor. Reddish-purple skin, crimson flesh. Naturally small tree. Pollenized by Flavor Supreme Pluot® or Dapple Dandy Pluot®, Santa Rosa plum or Late Santa Rosa plum. Mid August to beginning of September ripening time. 400 hours required for chill.
Flavor Queen Pluot® Interspecific Plum: Exquisite plum/apricot hybrid with candy-like sweet flavor. Greenish-yellow skin, amber-orange flesh. Prolonged harvest: mid-July/Aug. 400-500 hours. Pollenated by Dapple Dandy Pluot® or Flavor Supreme Pluot® or by a Japanese plum such as Burgundy.
Flavor Supreme Pluot® Interspecific Plum: Taste test winner. Plum/apricot hybrid with sweet, richly flavored, firm red flesh. Greenish-maroon mottled skin. June harvest. 700-800 hours. Pollenated by Santa Rosa and Flavor Queen Pluot® .