Giant Prune Plum

Plum

Parentage: d’Agen x Pond’s Seedling

Description: Giant Prune, also known as Giant Plum is a heavy cropping plum. Produces very large, dark red oval-shaped fruits that have medium blue bloom and some golden brown dots and patches. The flesh is yellow, juicy, slightly sweet and peels away nicely from the the stone, freestone. Not the best dessert eating quality but delicious when cooked. Tough and reliable for exposed areas.

History: Raised by Luther Burbank at Santa Rosa, California and introduced in 1893. Introduced to Britain in 1897 by George Bunyard and Co.

Attributes

  • Uses: Eating
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: September
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Any UK district

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