Plum

Variety: Juna (S)

Species: Prunus domestica

Origin

Breeder, Place Dr. W. Hartmann, University Hohenheim, Germany
Intellectual property Artevos, Germany
Parents Katinka (S) x Zwintschers Frühe
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights

Blossom

Blooming date early
Fertility self-fertile

Fruit

Ripening time early, 2. plum week, between 'Herman' and 'Katinka (S)'
Scale, shape Ø 30 mm, ovoid
Colour evenly blue coloured, heavy bloom
Fruit flesh greenish yellow, very juicy, finely textured when fully ripe
Taste well balanced sugar-acid ratio
Stone separability freestone
Plum pox tolerant (according to breeder)

Tree

Vigour medium strong, semi-upright to spreading, good branching
Crop load from an early age high and regular, to high crop load leads to small fruit size

Evaluation

Early ripening plum with excellent fresh market and baking qualities. The very evenly ripening fruits can be picked in two rounds when there was thorough fruit-thinning.

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