Russian Plum, an complex hybrid of Myrobalan (Prunus cerasifera), Japanese plum (Prunus salicina), Ussurian plum (Prunus ussuriensis) and Chinese plum (Prunus simonii). Very valuable for its adaptability, high frost resistance and very good resistance to fungal diseases.
Crossing: Kometa x free pollination, breeders G.V. Yeremin, S.N. Zabrodina, 1999
Vigour: moderate, crown oval, moderately dense
Blossom: the variety is partially self-fertile, but easily can be pollinated by other plum hybrids which comes from russia-ukraine variety group. Blooming flowers are resistant to light frost.
Fruit: weight 30 to 40 g, ovoid shape. Basic color yellow, covered with burgundy red on 80% of the fruit surface. The fruits are suitable for fresh consumption and 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 start to produce fruit
Disease and frost resistance: high
Usage: especially suitable for gardeners in the peripheral areas of stone fruit growing due to its adaptability, rich crops, frost hardiness and resistance to diseases. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
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