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Plum trees
Valor

Valor is a large dual-purpose purple plum from Canada, ripening late in the season.
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Plum trees
Valor
Picking seasonVery late
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityGood
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
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Growing


Plum trees
Valor
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
VigourSlightly large
Bearing regularityRegular
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Problems


Plum trees
Valor
Plum pox virus (Sharka)Some resistance
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Plum trees
Valor
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Plum trees
Valor
Country of originCanada
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourPurple
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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