Plum

Variety: Haroma (S)

Species: Prunus domestica

Origin

Breeder, Place Dr. W. Hartmann, University Hohenheim, Germany
Intellectual property Artevos, Germany
Parents (Ortenauer x Stanley 34) x Hanita (S), 1993
Crossing number 4593
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights since 2009

Blossom

Blooming date very early to early
Fertility self-fertile, cross-fertilization recommended
Pollinator Juna (S), Katinka (S), Hanka (S), Cacaks Schöne, Hanita (S), BLUE FROST™ HOH 7302 (S), Jojo (S), Presenta (S)

Fruit

Ripening time medium late, 8.-9. plum week, just before 'Hauszwetschge'
Scale, shape medium to large, 34-40 mm, 30-40 g, ellipsoid
Colour even dark blue with bloom, shaded fruits slightly rufescent
Fruit flesh golden, orange coloured at full maturity, firm, medium juicy
Taste well flavoured when fully ripe
Cracking sensitivity low
Stone separability freestone when fully ripe
Plum pox tolerant
Storage good

Tree

Vigour weak growth, very compact, very good branching, short branches with dark green, shiny and healthy foliage
Crop load from an early age high, tends to overcropping

Evaluation

This self-fertile variety ripening just before 'Hauszwetschge' is impressive for its high and regular yield from the beginning. Haroma (S) is suitable for fresh eating and baking.

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