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Fruit tree comparison - Jefferson
Plum trees

Jefferson

Jefferson is a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?2
Pollinating others?Good
Flowers over a long period
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Large
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit persistence?Ripens over a period

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1-3 days
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourYellow
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen