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.
Origin: chance seedling of variety Obinaya, breeder L.I. Taranenko, A.I. Sychov, V.V. Jarushnikov. A new and promising variety.
Vigour: moderate, crown round, moderately dense
Blossom: the variety is cross-pollinate, but easily can be pollinated by other plum hybrids which comes from russia-ukraine variety group. Blooming flowers are resistant to light frost.
Fruit: medium-sized, weight 30 g, round, peel dark purple with a light wax coating. Suitable for fresh consumption and processing.
Pulp: bright orange, pink-red on the peel, dense, fragrant, clingstone
Taste: excellent, slightly sour, very sweet when fully ripe, with a muscat flavour
Harvest season: super early, mid-June
Yeald: above average, stable and regular, early start to produce fruit
Disease and frost resistance: high. Plum pox virus resistance very good.
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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