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Fruit tree comparison - Rivers' Early Prolific
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Rivers' Early Prolific

Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

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

Using

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

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Average

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourBlue - dark
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen