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Jefferson

Dessert plum

Prunus domestica L.

Raised by Judge Buel of Albany, New York, USA in about 1825 and introduced to England in 1841. Fruits have moderately firm, very juicy flesh with a sweet and rich flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sports:
Allgrove's Superb

Accession No.
2003 - 008

Accession name
Jefferson
Flowering time  ›››
17th April10% flowering
21st AprilFull (80%) flowering
1st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August-Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Oval 1
Weight
51.80 g 1
Stalk Length
20.26 1
Skin Colour
Whitish/Yellow-green 1
Stalk Length
20.26 mm 1
Stone
Semi-freestone 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.