Colora

The unusually colorful plum ‚Colora‘ is characterized by its attractive appearance and tastes both when fresh and processed. It is really a collector’s variety and a must-have for every hobby gardener and direct marketer looking for something special that certainly cannot be found in the supermarket.

Parents:

‚Ortenauer‘ x ‚R. Gerstetter‘

Growth:

medium strong to strong, broadly oval

Blossom:

late, partially self-fertile

Ripeness:

till the end of August, partly beginning at the end of July

Appearance:

medium-sized, elongated oval, yellow-green fruit skin with red cheek

Quality:

juicy, can be removed easily from the stone, somewhat soft

Taste:

harmonious, sweet and sourish and aromatic

Crop yield:

early onsetting, medium high to high

Special notes:

hardly susceptible to fungal diseases and sharka (plum pox virus) virus; thinning is recommended, because taste is insufficient in an over-crop situation; a brightly colored enrichment in the direct marketing