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Plum 'Toka'

Prunus domestica

Toka is a variety of Plum which is a member of the Prunus family. Its botanical name is Prunus domestica 'Toka'. Toka is a hybrid variety.

“The fruit is reddish bronze and the tree is a moderately vigorous and a heavy bearer of fruit. It’s aromatic fruit has a rich, spicy, sweet flavor. Ripens from late August to September. It is extremely hardy.”1

Cross between American and Japanese plums. Good pollinator for both types.

This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

United States is believed to be where Toka originates from.

Be aware that Toka Plum typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Plum 'Toka' have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Plum 'Toka'

Toka is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Toka from seed

Transplanting Toka

Toka is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Toka

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in late summer.

Plum 'Toka' information

How long does Toka take to grow?

These estimates for how long Plum 'Toka' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

Plum Toka Etymology

Bubblegum plum is a marketing name due to it’s sweet bubblegum or hard candy like flavor.

Toka folklore & trivia

Red – South Dakota Experiment Station introduction, 1911. One of the best pollinators.2

Other Names for Plum 'Toka'

Bubblegum Plum



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