The crossing of Russian plum and apricot-peach hybrid. Very valuable for its fruit quality, high frost resistance in wood and flowers at the level of Russian hybrid plums, very good resistance to fungal diseases and excellent taste properties. The variety is especially suitable for home gardeners for its adaptability, suitable for areas where the occurrence of late spring frosts does not allow apricots growing.
Parents: Russian plum Kubanskaya Kometa x apricot-peach hybrid, OSS VNIIR N.I. Vavilov, Crimea
Picking season: late July
Fruit size: medium-large, 30-40g
Fruit colour: red-violet, gently hairy
Growth habit: upright
Start to bear fruit: early
Bearing regularity: regular
Blossom frost-resistance: very good
Cold hardiness: excellent, both wood and flower buds are perfectly resistant to frost. Flower buds are more resistant to extremely cold temperatures than apricots.
Suitable for organic or no-spray culture: yes
General disease-resistance: very good