Roysun


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NewZealand-Haistings

Maturity based on Hastings

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Plum. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Alexandra, Central Otago +21 days
  • Marlborough +3-4 days
  • Havelock +2 days
  • Twyford 5-7 days
  • BOP/Waikato +2-5 days
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icon-plumRoysun

Description

Very late maturing plum.
  Type: Japanese 
  Origin: Roy Sumruld, Sierra Gold Nurseries, 1966
  Parentage: Late Santa Rosa sport
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Not Known
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: March 12 to 30 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Large
  Fruit Shape:

Variable oblong

  Skin Colour: Reddish-blue

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Light yellow
  Flavour:

Slightly acid

  Stone:

Free

Tree

  Cropping: Sets well but fruit drops slowly but continuously to harvest leaving a light to medium crop by harvest time.
  Blossom: White, small
  Pollination: Torwick, Luisa
  Vigour: Low
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading

Notes

 

It is a good quality plum but it is frustrating to grow due to the fruit shedding continuously throughout the growing season.

We mainly grow it because it is the specific pollinator for another very good late plum called Torwick.

 

Shape of Plum Key

plum-Elongated-Heart-Shape
Elongated
Heart
plum-Flat-Round
Flat
Round
plum-Flat
Flat
plum-Heart-Shape
Heart
plum-Luisa
Luisa
plum-Oval
Oval
plum-Prune-Oval
Prune
Oval
plum-Prune-Shape
Prune
plum-Round
Round
 
 
 


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