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Edda

Edda
  • Picking season: Early
  • Country of origin: Norway
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2
Prunus domestica

Edda plum trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

Developed at the State Experimental Station, Njos, near Oslo in southern Norway. Introduced in the 1970s. It is a cross between Czar and Prune Peche.

Edda characteristics

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping1-3 days
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forEating freshCulinary
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • CankerSome resistance
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originNorway
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourPurple