Russian columnar plum, an complex hybrid of Sand Cherry (Prunus pumila var. Besseyi), Japanese Plum (Prunus salicina) and Myrobalan (Prunus cerasifera). Very valuable for its adaptability, high frost resistance and very good resistance to fungal diseases.
Crossing: Gajavata (Sand Cherry x Japanese Plum hybrid - Prunus pumila var. Besseyi x Prunus salicina) x free pollitation, breeders G.V. Yeremin a S.N. Zabrodina, 2002
Vigour: upright, moderate, crown columnar, moderately dense
Blossom: late, the variety is cross-pollinate, but easily can be pollinated by other plum hybrids which comes from russia-ukraine variety group
Fruit: average weight 30 - 40 g, egg-shaped, without cracking. The basic color is burgundy red to purple with a light wax coating. The fruits have a high market value and good transportability. Suitable for fresh consumption and processing.
Pulp: medium dense, pink, with increasing ripeness red to burgundy red, semi-freestone. Extremely aromatic when fully ripe, reminiscent of a floral fragrance.
Taste: harmonious, more sweet than sour
Harvest season: late July to early August
Yeald: high, stable and regular, early start to produce fruit
Disease and frost resistance: high
Usage: especially suitable for gardeners in the peripheral areas of stone fruit growing for its adaptability, high resistance to disease and frost, rich crops and excellent taste. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
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