Plum

Variety: Elena (S)

Species: Prunus domestica

Origin

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

Blossom

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

Fruit

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

Tree

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

Evaluation

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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