Early Siberian plum, bred by crossing improved varieties of Japanese and Ussurian plums, intended mainly for northern growing areas with cold winters and unstable spring weather. Valuable for excellent taste properties, rich yields, high frost resistance and very good resistance to fungal diseases. An interspecific hybrid of Cherry plum (Prunus cerasifera), Japanese plum (Prunus salicina), Ussurian plum (Prunus ussuriensis) and Chinese plum (Prunus simonii).
Crossing: Japanese yellow plum x large-fruited Siberian red plum, Central Asia Research Center VIR, Uzbekistan
Vigour: medium strong, oval canopy, 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: large, weight 40 - 50 g, flat-round, initially dark green, when fully ripe it is dark raspberry red with a wax coating. Suitable for direct consumption and further processing. Fruits are easy to transport.
Pulp: juicy, medium-firm, semi-freestone. Stone small. Contains 10.4% sugars and 1.8% acids.
Taste: very pleasant, more sweet than sour
Harvest season: early, late June
Yields high, stable, with a diameter of 560 q / ha, early onset, bears the first fruits in the 2nd - 3rd year after planting
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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