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Fruit tree comparison - Herman
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Herman is one of the best quality early-season plum varieties, blue/purple with yellow flesh.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Suitable for beginners
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 1-3 days
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Sweet/Sharp

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Overall disease resistance? Average


Country of origin Sweden
Period of origin 1950 - 1999
Fruit colour Purple
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green