Very early Siberian plum, intended mainly for northern growing areas with cold winters and unsettled spring weather. Valuable for its adaptability, rich fertility and very good resistance to fungal diseases and frost. An interspecific hybrid of Cherry plum (Prunus cerasifera), Japanese plum (Prunus salicina), Ussurian plum (Prunus ussuriensis), and Chinese plum (Prunus simonii).
Crossing: Kometa x free pollination, breeders G.V. Yeremin, S.N. Zabrodina, 1999
Vigour: moderate, canopy oval, 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 pollinator is another variety of Siberian plum, Japanese plum or Cherry plum. Blooming flowers are resistant to mild frost.
Fruit: weight 30 to 40 g, ovate. Basic color yellow, covered with burgundy red on 80% of the fruit surface. The fruits are suitable for fresh consumption and for processing.
Pulp: medium firm, yellow colored, aromatic, semi-freestone
Taste: harmonious, more sweet than sour
Harvest season: very early, mid-June
Yeald: high, stable and regular, early yield onset
Disease and frost resistance: high
Usage: the variety is particularly suitable for peripheral areas of stone fruit cultivation. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
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