Black Doris


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We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

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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
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer


icon-plumBlack Doris

Description

Superb, dense fleshed plum.  Major canning variety in New Zealand.
  Type: Japanese 
  Origin: New Zealand, Unknown
  Parentage: Unknown
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#:  Unknown
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: January 26 to February 10 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Medium-large
  Fruit Shape:

Round-ovate

  Skin Colour: Black

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Very dark red and firm
  Flavour:

Excellent, complex 

  Stone:

Free 

Tree

  Cropping: Medium if well pollinated
  Blossom: White, medium sized
  Pollination: Billington, Omega
  Vigour: High
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright & Vigorous

Notes

 

Black Doris is very good for bottling.

It is susceptible to bacterial blast and the tree becomes very weak when infected.

Difficult to pollinate with Billington being its best common pollinator.

Medium to light cropper if weather is poor during pollination.

 

Shape of Plum Key

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Elongated
Heart
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Flat
Round
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Flat
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Heart
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Luisa
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Oval
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Prune
Oval
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Prune
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Round
 
 
 


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