Seneca Plum

Plum

Parentage: Italian Prune x Prinlew

Description: Seneca produces a heavy crop of reddish-purple fruits that are large in size and of an oval shape. Flesh is golden yellow, very sweet to taste when picked in the first week of September. The stone falls freely from the flesh, freestone. Stunning white spring blossoms and small, dark green leaves. Best eaten fresh from the tree when its fully ripe. A perfect late season variety for any garden!

History: Developed at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA in 1937. Was renamed in 1972, having been known as NY981 since it was first planted in the 1950s.

Pollination Partners: Plum Avalon Plum Belle de Louvain Plum Victoria Gage Camridge Gage Coe's Golden Drop Damson Farleigh Damson Shropshire Prune Mirabelle de Nancy

Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Picking month: September
  • Uses: Eating

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