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Plum trees
Herman

Herman is one of the best quality early-season plum varieties, blue/purple with yellow flesh.
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Plum trees
Herman
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityGood
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
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Growing


Plum trees
Herman
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Organic cultureSuitable
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Problems


Plum trees
Herman
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Plum trees
Herman
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Plum trees
Herman
Country of originSweden
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourPurple
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