Variety: Auerbacher

Species: Prunus domestica


Breeder, Place Mr. Kruft, Geisenheim, Germany
Parents unknown, chance seedling
Synonym Kruft I, Johannisberg I, Achalmgräfin
Property rights free variety


Blooming date medium
Fertility self-fertile


Ripening time medium, 7. plum week
Scale, shape medium, Ø 35 mm, 30-35 g, ovoid
Colour purple blue fruits, shaded fruits reddish, very heavy bloom
Fruit flesh greenish yellow, firm, juicy
Taste at full maturity good, poor at to high crop load
Cracking sensitivity low to medium
Stone separability freestone
Plum pox highly susceptible, infected plants tend to early fruit drop and fruit deformation


Vigour strong growth, light green foliage, susceptible to Valsa infection
Crop load from an early age high to very high, in some years strong fruit drop in June


The variety Auerbacher has excellent baking qualities. Because of the high susceptibility to Valsa infection it is only recommended for growing in dry regions.


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