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Plum trees
Opal

Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.
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Growing


Plum trees
Opal
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Plum trees
Opal
Picking seasonEarly
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
CroppingHeavy
Food usesEating fresh
Cling-stoneSemi-freestone
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Problems


Plum trees
Opal
Disease resistanceGood
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Identification


Plum trees
Opal
Country of originSweden
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourRed
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
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