//Vanier – Japanese plum

Vanier – Japanese plum

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Description

Zone: 5 – 9
Pollination Group: 2
Ripens: End of August
Fertility: Needs a pollinator – Ozark Premier, Burbank
Skin Colour: Bright red over golden yellow
Flesh: Yellow. Clingstone.
Flavour: Sweet
Usage: Good for fresh eating, preserves, drying, and canning.
Storage: Two to four weeks when refrigerated
Notes: Upright growth. Productive. Fruit hangs on the tree and stores well. Moderate susceptibility to black knot. Aphids can be a common problem to all plum trees.