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Haganta® plum


Germany has a long tradition of growing plums, and Haganta is a new large blue plum variety with an excellent flavour, and resistant to plum Sharka disease.  It is a late-season plum (September) and the fruit can be kept for a week in a fridge.



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2016 season

  • April  2016  - tree owned by Lisa in Griston, United Kingdom

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Origins

  • Species: Prunus domestica
  • Originates from: Germany
  • Developed by: University of Hohenheim
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1263

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Blue
  • Fruit shape: Oval / round

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Sweeter
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1 week If refrigerated, will keep longer than most plums

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Vigour: Large
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • General disease resistance: Good

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Diseases

  • Plum pox virus (Sharka)  - Very resistant


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