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SUPERB PLUM
(Also called Perfection)
Prunus salicina x P. nigra 'Superb'

Fruit: -3.5 to 4 cm;
-matures in late August and early September;
-flesh is yellow, sweet, very juicy;
-clingstone;
-skin is dark red, thin, mild, but slightly bitter;
-excellent for fresh eating;
-good for canning and good for jam-good for jam;
-stores well.

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

Tree: Moderately vigorous, upright, and spreading.

Hardy: To zone 2a.

Comments: This plum was developed at the University of Saskatchewan. Sometimes sold under the name Perfection.

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