Variety: Elena (S)

Species: Prunus domestica


Breeder, Place Dr. W. Hartmann, University Hohenheim, Germany
Intellectual property Artevos, Germany
Parents Fellenberg x Stanley, 1980
Crossing number 80/111/28
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights


Blooming date medium early to medium, less sensitive to late frost
Fertility self-fertile


Ripening time late, 11.-12. plum week
Scale, shape medium, 38-40 mm, 35-40 g, obovoid
Colour dark blue, very heavy bloom
Fruit flesh pale yellow, firm and juicy
Taste balanced sweetness
Cracking sensitivity medium to high
Stone separability freestone
Plum pox tolerant
Storage good storage, travels well


Vigour strong, widely spreading, very good branching with lots of short branches, healthy and dark green leaves
Crop load from an early age regular high production, strict fruit thinning is necessary


Elena (S) is a late ripening, Plum Pox Virus-tolerant variety that yields very well and is suitable to prolong the picking season of plums. This plum can be used for fresh market and also for industrial processing.


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