Self-fertile and a good pollenizer of other plums too with firm, excellent fruits. The large fruits are an attractive, reddish-purple with bright yellow flesh. Santa Rosa is very early to harvest and one of the enduring Luther Burbank creations. Expect peak harvest in mid August. Japanese plums are a good choice in hot areas because they are able to tolerate summer heat.
To ensure cross-pollination and fruiting, we recommend growing with 14329B—Ruby Queen Japanese Plum Tree.