|Breeder, Place||unknown, cultivated in France since 1490, imported to Germany in the middle of the 18th century|
|Type, Selection||Nr. 1510, Nr. 1725, Nr. 3472: 2-3 days earlier ripening|
|Synonym||Mirabelle aus Nancy, Große Mirabelle, Doppelte Mirabelle|
|Property rights||free variety|
|Blooming date||medium late to late|
|Fertility||self-fertile, very good pollinator|
|Ripening time||medium, 7.-8. plum week|
|Scale, shape||24-28 mm, 8-12 g, more or less round|
|Colour||yellow to golden, on sunny side red speckled to purple|
|Fruit flesh||golden at full maturity, medium firm to firm, juicy|
|Taste||sweet aromatic with a high sugar content|
|Cracking sensitivity||low to medium|
|Vigour||strong growing, spreading at mature stage|
|Crop load||modest in the early years, at maturity high and regular|
A timeless classic among the mirabelle plums. Because of its wide distribution in Central Europe it is very popular. The attractive and tasty fruits are widely known as dessert fruit. The trees of Nancymirabelle are strong growing which makes harvesting more expensive. Therefore mechanical harvesting is a solution especially when the fruit can be used for preserves and liqueurs.
The selection Nr. 3472 shows 2-3 days of earlier ripening and slightly more coloured fruits.