Pre-order for autumn 2019Important. We are accepting pre-orders now for autumn 2019, but please read our Brexit statement.  More>
EU flagOrange Pippin EU logo

Edda

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

Edda plum trees for sale

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


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

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):mid-July
    • Picking season:Early
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-3 days
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Suitable for beginners
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:2
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
    • Canker:Some resistance
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F), Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:Norway
    • Period of origin:1950 - 1999
    • Fruit colour:Purple