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Katinka

  • Picking season: Very early
  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

Katinka is one of the earliest-ripening plums for eating fresh. The flavour is pleasantly sweet and mild.

Prunus domestica

Katinka plum trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Semi-vigorous rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)

History

Katinka was developed in Germany and is a cross between Ortenaur and Ruth Gerstetter.

Katinka characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking season:Very early
    • Cropping:Heavy
    • Keeping:1-3 days
    • Fruit persistence:Normal ripening
    • Useful for:Eating fresh
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Self-fertile
    • Flowering group:2
    • Pollinating others:Average
  • Climate

    • Climate type:Temperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:Germany
    • Flower colour:White
    • Fruit colour:Blue - dark
    • Fruit size:Average