Interspecific hybrid between apricot and Siberian plum. Very valuable for its fruit quality, high frost resistance at the level of Siberian plums and very good resistance to fungal diseases.
Crossing: Amerikansky Cherny x unknown siberian plum, breeders G.V. Yeremin, A.V. Isachkin, Ukraine. Released in 2005.
Vigour: moderate, canopy flat, moderately dense
Blossom: the variety is partially self-fertile, so it produces crops even without the presence of pollinator. If there is a pollinator nearby, the harvest will be higher and more stable. A suitable pollinators are apricots, Siberian plums or plums. Blooming flowers are resistant to mild frost.
Fruit: weight 30 g, dark purple to black, peel firm, stone small. Suitable for fresh consumption as well as for processing. Fruits are resistant to cracking and well transportable.
Pulp: juicy, medium firm, yellow, pink-red on the peel, freestone
Taste: very good, harmonious, sweet and sour
Harvest season: late July
Yeald: moderate, stable, the first fruit bears in the 3rd - 4th year after planting
Disease resistance: good resistance against Monilia (Monilinia laxa), Stigmina carpophila (Clasterosporium carpophilum), bacterium (Pseudomonas syringae) and Leucostoma canker (Leucostoma cincta syn. Cytospora cincta), which causes canker death of stone fruit, especially apricots.
Frost resistance: excellent
Usage: due to its adaptability, the variety is particularly suitable for gardeners and for areas where the apricots cannot be grown due to the late spring frosts. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
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