Because of the balanced sugar-acid content and the good stone solubility, this high-yield variety is ideally suited as a baking plum, which also impresses visually with the deep orange flesh. It is popular both in professional fruit growing and in private gardens.
Crossing: (Ortenauer x Stanley 34) x Hanita, breeder Dr. Walter Hartmann, University of Hohenheim
Vigour: medium strong, very nice crown structure
Blossom: early, self-fertile
Fruits: medium-sized, 35 - 45 g, oval-elongated, dark blue to dark violet with strong wax coating
Pulp: firm and juicy, deep orange, freestone
Flavour: excellent taste, very aromatic, medium acidity, high sugar content
Harvest season: September, ripening with house plums
Yield: high, early onset, regular
Special notes: healthy variety with good storage behavior. Recommended for house and small gardens. If not all the fruits can be used immediately, the variety can be stored very well and is often used in the distillery.
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|Rootstock Characteristics and Description:||St. Julien A - semi-dwarf rootstock for cold areas with fluctuating spring temperatures due to inconsistent spring weather conditions. Plum trees grown on St. Julien rootstocks tend to come into bearing after 3-4 years. They can be used to produce free-standing trees (with no staking required once established).|