Fortune


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McGrath Nurseries Ltd have used their best endeavours to ensure this chart is accurate, however, it should be used as a guide only.

We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart and rely on your own inquiries in relation to any district performance relative to the standard timings indicated.

NewZealand-Haistings

Maturity based on Hastings

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Plum. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Alexandra, Central Otago +21 days
  • Marlborough +3-4 days
  • Havelock +2 days
  • Twyford 5-7 days
  • BOP/Waikato +2-5 days
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer


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Description

Highly planted mid-season plum of good quality.
  Type: Japanese 
  Origin: D. W. Ramming, USDA, Fresno, California USA
  Parentage: Laroda x B65-11
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: C36-107 
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: January 22 to February 6 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Very large
  Fruit Shape:

Round

  Skin Colour: Red

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Yellow flesh going to red at center when ripe
  Flavour:

Acidic; Santa Rosa flavour 

  Stone:

Cling 

Tree

  Cropping: Very heavy
  Blossom: Early to mid; white
  Pollination: Santa Rosa suggested but cherry plums preferred.  Pollinated by Heard seedling.
  Vigour: High 
  Tree Habit/Form: Narrow & upright 

Notes

 

Great eating when ripe but can be picked too early when flavour is average to poor.

 

Shape of Plum Key

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Elongated
Heart
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Flat
Round
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Flat
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Heart
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Luisa
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Oval
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Prune
Oval
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Prune
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Round
 
 
 


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