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FORTUNA

The Japanese Fortuna plum tree is a plum with maroon colour and average ripening. It is produced by Provedo in Don Benito ( Badajoz).

Agronomic characteristics

MEAN DATE OF HARVEST* 20 July
FLOWERING PERIOD Medium-early
FLORIFEROUSNESS High
VIGOUR OF THE TREE Medium
PRODUCTION High
GROWING HABIT Semi-open
POLLINATORS Angeleno – Black Diamond

Characteristics of the variety

PREDOMINANT OUTER COLOUR Maroon
PREDOMINANT FLESH COLOUR Yellow
SUGARS* 10º-12° Brix
ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITIES Good
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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