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Brookgold Plum
Prunus salicina 'Brookgold'

Fruit: -2.5 to 3 cm, round;
-matures in mid August;
-flesh is yellow, juicy, very sweet;
-free stone;
-skin is bright gold with orange blush;
-excellent for fresh eating;
-poor for canning and jam.

Pollination: Plant with other Asian plums such as Ivanovka, Ptitsin, or Fofonoff. There are probably other good pollinizers but they have not been adequately investigated.

Tree: Upright, moderately vigorous.

Hardy: To zone 2a.

Comments: Introduced by Alberta Horticulture Research Centre, Brooks, Alberta in 1979. A great early plum for out of hand eating.

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