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, excellent taste, high frost resistance and very good resistance to fungal diseases. Variety is resistant to Plum pox virus.
Crossing: Skoroplodnaya x Pionerka, breeders G.V. Yeremin, S.N. Zabrodina, 1987
Vigour: weak, 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 and young fruits are resistant to light frost.
Fruit: weight 50 to 60 g, oval shape. Basic color yellow, covered with burgundy red on 80% of the fruit surface. The fruits have a high market value, are resistant to cracking and good transportable. The advantage is that they hold well on the tree for a long time after ripening. Are suitable for fresh consumption and processing.
Pulp: juicy, medium firm, yellow-orange-red colored, aromatic, freestone
Taste: harmonious, more sweet than sour
Harvest season: late June
Yeald: high, stable and regular, early start to produce fruit
Disease and frost resistance: high, Plum pox virus resistant variety
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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