Spontaneous interspecific hybrid of Russian plum and apricot. Very valuable for excellent taste, high frost resistance and very good resistance to fungal diseases. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
Crossing: Obilnaya (interspecific plum hybrid) x Gibrid 2 (apricot), breeders G.V. Yeremin, S.V. Zabrodina, A.V. Isachkin, 2002
Vigour: moderate, crown broadly spherical, medium dense
Blossom: partialy self-fertile, blooming flowers are resistant to mild frost. Other stone fruits (apricot, Russian plum or plum) are required for pollination.
Fruit: large, weight 50 - 70 g, round, peel firm, shiny, stone small. Suitable for direct consumption as well as processing. Resistant to fruit cracking, easy to transport. When stored in the refrigerator, they do not change color and the quality remains stable for up to three weeks.
Fruit color: dark purple to black
Pulp: yellow at first, pink-orange when fully ripe, juicy, dense, freestone
Taste: excellent dessert taste, sweet with mild acidity and apricot flavor
Harvest season: first half of August
Yeald: high and regular, start to produce fruit in the 3rd year after planting
Disease and frost resistance: excellent
Usage: due to its adaptability, the variety is particularly suitable for gardeners and for areas where other apricot varieties cannot be grown due to the late spring frosts.
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