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Supreme Plum
Prunus nigra x P. salicina 'Supreme'

Fruit: -5cm (2in.), round;
-matures in late August;
-flesh is yellow, very juicy, sweet and mild;
-skin is golden yellow blushed with orange, very tender and thin with no astringency or bitterness;
-excellent for fresh eating;
-very good for canning.

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

Tree: Medium size, upright, only slightly spreading and moderately vigorous.

Hardy: To zone 2.

Comments: Introduced by C.F. Patterson at the University of Saskatchewan.

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