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Fruit tree comparison - Avalon
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Avalon

Avalon is a large mid-season red/purple plum, similar to Victoria, with a very good flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Suitable for beginners
CroppingGood
Fertility?Partially self-fertile
Flowering group?2
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Large
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Mid
Mid-August
Use / keeping?1 week
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colourPurple
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen