Mid-early Siberian plum intended mainly for northern growing areas with cold winters and unsettled spring weather. Valuable for its fruit quality, adaptability, high frost resistance, universal use and good resistance to fungal diseases. An interspecific hybrid of Japanese plum (Prunus salicina) and Siberian plum (Prunus × rossica Erem.).
Crossing: Japanese plum Gigant x unknown Russian plum, breeder G.V. Yeremin, A.A. Sedin, OSS VNIIR N.I. Vavilov, Crimea. Released in 2002.
Vigour: mweak, canopy flat-spherical, 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: medium-sized, weight 35 g and more, round, peel dark-violet with a thick wax coating. Even after ripening, the fruits can hang on the tree for a long time, they remain firm and do not fall off. They are not damaged during handling. Fruits are well transportable and have long shelf life. Storage at 0°C for up to 3 months is possible. Suitable for both fresh consumption and processing into high quality products, including dried and frozen fruits
Pulp: yellow, red on the peel, very dense, firm, not very juicy, freestone
Taste: excellent, harmoniously sweet and sour
Harvest season: mid-early, late July
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.