Katinka

‚Katinka‘ – among commercial fruit producers this variety has prevailed as early house plum long ago: profit-yielding, very suitable for fresh consumption and baking, convincing due to well storable fruits, sharka tolerance and good transportability

Parents:

‚Ortenauer‘ x ‚R. Gerstetter‘

Growth:

medium strong with flat branch separation

Blossom:

medium early, robust, self-fertile

Ripeness:

end of July before ,Ersinger Frühzwetschge' (Ersinger’s early plum)

Appearance:

mid-size, dark violet to blue fruit

Quality:

firm white-yellowish flesh, can be removed well from the stone

Taste:

fruity fresh house plum flavor

Crop yield:

very early yield start with consistent high yields

Special notes:

‚Katinka‘ is recommended i. a. by the Bayerische Landesanstalt für Weinbau und Gartenbau (LVG) (standard range for house and small gardens); some thinning is recommeded for an annually constant yield; in case of sharka infection only the leaves show symptoms