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Plum trees
Meritare

An attractive new early-season dessert plum from Sweden, with large fruits and good cold-hardiness.
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Growing


Plum trees
Meritare
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
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Using


Plum trees
Meritare
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingLight
Keeping1-3 days
Useful forEating fresh
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Problems


Plum trees
Meritare
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Climate


Plum trees
Meritare
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Plum trees
Meritare
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourRed
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