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Plum
Opal 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA popular early-ripening plum variety with a good flavour, and very easy to grow.




Identification

Opal




Fruit colourRed / mottled




Flesh colour




Fruit size




Fruit shapeOval




Using

Opal




FlavorVery good




Flavour style




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping1-3 days




Cooking result




Growing

Opal




Picking




CroppingHeavy




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Self-fertile
Gardening skillVery easy




Problems

Other

Opal




Country of originSweden




Other qualitiesAwards 1995


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