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Geddes Plum
Prunus nigra x P. salicina 'Geddes'

Fruit: -4 to 5 cm (1 1/2 to 2 inches);
-skin is yellow with a slight blush;
-ripens in mid August;
-dessert quality.

Pollination: .There is considerable confusion about Hybrid plum requirements but it is known that the native Canada Plum is an effective pollinizer.

Tree: Spreads to 3 m (10 ft).

Hardy: To zone 2,

Comments: Introduced by the University of Saskatchewan in 1960. Worthy of wider use.

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