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CONVOY CHERRY PLUM
Prunus americana x P. besseyi 'Convoy'

Fruit: -3 cm (1 in.), round;
-matures in late August, early September;
-flesh is yellow, very juicy, mild, and sweet;
-clingstone;
-skin is bright scarlet red, thin, somewhat sour and astringent;
-fair for fresh eating;
-good for canning.

Pollination: Plant with other cherry plums such as Manor, Opata, and Beta or Western Sandcherry.

Tree: Vigorous and narrowly upright.

Hardy: To zone 2a.

Comments: Introduced by Boughen Nurseries at Valley River, Manitoba.

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