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BLACK SPLENDOR

The Japanese Black Splendor plum tree is a plum with black colour and early ripening. It is produced by Provedo in Don Benito ( Badajoz).

Agronomic characteristics

MEAN DATE OF HARVEST* 20 June
FLOWERING PERIOD Early
FLORIFEROUSNESS Medium
VIGOUR OF THE TREE Medium
PRODUCTION Medium
GROWING HABIT Semiopen
POLLINATORS Ebony 61

Characteristics of the variety

PREDOMINANT OUTER COLOUR Black
PREDOMINANT FLESH COLOUR Red
SUGARS* 10º-12° Brix
ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITIES Normal
AVERAGE SIZE 55-60mm

* The “Mean date of harvest” refers to Finca Herrador in the Municipality of Don Benito (Badajoz) at an altitude of 240 metres and a harvest under a pressure between 2.8 and 3.5 Kg/cm2.

NOTE: "The fruit of any tree will change from farm to farm depending on the farmer's cultural practices, particularly with regard to pruning and fertilising, as well as differences in soil and climate variations. In vigorous young trees the date of ripening and fruit characteristics will differ from those of mature trees. Over time, the normal characteristics of the variety will develop as the tree matures. Over fertilising young trees to increase the vigour, can have a detrimental effect on the quality of the fruit and or the productivity"

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