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Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific

Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.
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Growing


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
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Using


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingHeavy
Keeping1-3 days
Useful forEating fresh
Culinary
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Problems


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourBlue - dark
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