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Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific

Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.
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Growing


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Picking seasonEarly
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
CroppingHeavy
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
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Problems


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Disease resistanceAverage
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Identification


Plum trees
Rivers' Early Prolific
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourBlue - dark
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