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Early Golden Plum on Myrobalan (Spring 2022)


A very early, yellow-skinned hybrid plum .

This tree is hardy and vigorous with an upright-spreading habit. It is very productive and should be pruned well, as it tends to biennialism if allowed to overcrop. Early Golden is not self-fertile, and it will need to be partnered with an early-blooming Japanese plum. Suitable pollen partners include Burbank, Ozark Premier, Shiro, Vanier, and Vampire. It is slightly susceptible to leaf spot and black knot.

Early Golden is one of the first plums of the season, ripening two weeks before Shiro. It is a small golden plum with a pretty, pink blush and sweet, rich flesh. It is firmer than Shiro and less easily bruised.

This tree originated as a chance seedling in Fonthill, Ontario, Canada, and it is likely a cross of myrobalan and Japanese plum (possibly Shiro or Burbank).

 

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This tree is hardy and vigorous with an upright-spreading habit. It is very productive and should be pruned well, as it tends to biennialism if allowed to overcrop. Early Golden is not self-fertile, and it will need to be partnered with an early-blooming Japanese plum. Suitable pollen partners include Burbank, Ozark Premier, Shiro, Vanier, and Vampire. It is slightly susceptible to leaf spot and black knot.

Early Golden is one of the first plums of the season, ripening two weeks before Shiro. It is a small golden plum with a pretty, pink blush and sweet, rich flesh. It is firmer than Shiro and less easily bruised.

This tree originated as a chance seedling in Fonthill, Ontario, Canada, and it is likely a cross of myrobalan and Japanese plum (possibly Shiro or Burbank).

 


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Plum
Subcategory: Hybrid

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, jam, baking, canning, freezing, jelly
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: yellow
Flesh color: yellow

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Ontario, Canada
Introduced in: before 1946
Introduced by: Wellington & Davidson (Fonthill Nurseries)

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: 0
Ripening date: Jul 13 (approximate, in New York State) 50 days before Stanley

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Myrobalan Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (50% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 18'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Bacterial Spot: Susceptible
Black Knot: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (50% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Early Golden Plum on Myrobalan. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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