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Plum – Black Diamond® (USA) ripe 8th August 2020

Plum – Black Diamond® (USA) ripe 8th August 2020. Our tree is still quite young, and it is not growing in the most ideal location. These are the first fruits that we have harvested off this variety. The fruit is … Continue reading

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Plum – Aleksona (Lithuanian) ripe 8th August 2020

Plum – Aleksona (Lithuanian) ripe 8th August 2020. Our tree is still quite young, and it is not growing in the most ideal location. These are the first fruits that we have harvested off this variety. It is of average … Continue reading

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Plum – Najdena (Russian) ripe 22nd July 2020

Plum – Najdena (Russian) ripe 22nd July 2020. This is the first fruits that we have harvested off this variety. It is quite nice, with a sweet yellow flesh, with dark purple skin when fully ripe. However it is not … Continue reading

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Fruit Growing Problems due to the Weather

Apricot dieback, is quite noticeable like the following photos that I took this spring? For me, this effect seems very bad this year. We have had it occasionally in previous years. We have had tests done, but nothing to indicate … Continue reading

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One of the first plums to be ripe – variety GEK – 21st July 2019

The variety GEK is a very complex hybrid of Prunus cerasifera, Prunus salicina, Prunus ussuriensis, Prunus simonii. Breed in Russia in 1995 from a cross of varieties Skoroplodnaya x Otlichnica. Considering its early ripening, it is bright yellow and of … Continue reading

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Plum Tree Pollarded and new shoots

I have a plum tree in my orchard, that is growing on the wrong rootstock. As it is growing massively to tall. I cannot reach the top to harvest the small crop of scion wood or fruit. So something drastic … Continue reading

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Apricot Plum cross (Biricoccolo) Bolognese harvested 30 July 2018

Apricot Plum cross (Biricoccolo) Bolognese harvested 30 July 2018 The fruit is medium sized, regularly shaped, round or nearly round. The peel is pubescent, thin, delicate and ripe fruit cracks with ease. The flavor is sweet, with notes of apricot … Continue reading

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Plum ‘Biricoccolo Gigante di Budrio’ harvested today 19th Aug 2018

Apricot x Plum ‘Biricoccolo Gigante di Budrio’ harvested today 19th Aug 2018 Not exactly the largest of apricot x plums, the botanical Name is Prunus dasycarpa. It is very sweet and juicy with a high disease resistance. It is always … Continue reading

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Mirabelle variety Countess July 2018

Prunus cerasifera ‘Countess’ This new cherry plum hybrid produces large (3-4cm) dark red fruits that are pear drops flavour before being ripe. Then as if by magic overnight they turn to being sweet and juicy. Bred in the harsh Ukraine … Continue reading

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A complex Russian Plum – Kolonovidnaja

Unlike most fruiting trees, this is very columnar. A cross between Prunus domestica, Prunus cerasus and Prunus cerasifera. A relatively small to medium plum, of exquisite taste. The variety is very hardy and has good resistance to fungal diseases. If … Continue reading

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