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RED CANDY

USPP  18663

Red Plum

Ripens:  +20, Prequel to September Candy

 

 

 

Skin Colour:  Smooth, Shiny, Fire Engine Red Blooming Period:  Late
Shape:  Globose to Slightly Elongated

Blossom Density:  Heavy

Size:  Medium to Large Anther Color:  Orange Yellow
Flesh Colour:  Yellow Pollen Production:  Abundant, Bee Enticing
Texture:  Firm, Crisp, Juicy Cropping:  Heavy in California in 2006 and 2007
Eating Quality:  Very Good, 18 to 22 Brix Aroma:  Moderate
Cracking:  Very Resistant Cold Storage Data:  Excellent Condition up to 40 Days
Dropping:  Very Resistant to Dropping Confirmed Pollinators:  August Candy, Candy Rosa, September Candy

Notes:  A new red plum with full colour that ripens just before Angeleno and is a prequel to September Candy.  It is firm, juicy, very sweet, medium to large in size, late in blooming, and easily pollinated with the above pollinators.  Bradford's have had very good storage in the cold room.