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Haganta plum trees

Prunus domestica
Haganta

Haganta is a new large blue plum variety from Germany. It is one of the latest-ripening of all plums (September), and therefore a great way to extend your fresh plum season. It makes a good alternative to the traditional English late-season purple plum, Marjorie's Seedling - Haganta arguably has a better flavour, as well as being a bit later.

The plums have an attractive scent. They also last well, both on the tree and then can be kept for a couple of weeks in a fridge without loss of quality.

Haganta is one of the heaviest-cropping of all plums (although not in the same league as Victoria). The stone separates quite easily from the flesh (free-stone).

Haganta plum trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £42.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree VVA-1 rootstock £26.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree Wavit rootstock £26.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR31-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £26.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

Haganta is partially self-fertile, and also has good disease resistant. The tree is fairly vigorous and productive.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Haganta was developed at the University of Hohenheim in Germany, and released in 1985. It was developed to have specific resistance to the plum Sharka virus.

It was developed from a Canadian variety called Valor, which in turn is derived from two old plum varieties, Imperial Epineuse and Grand Duke.

Haganta characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Cling-stoneFreestone

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originGermany
    • Period of origin2000
    • Fruit colourBlue - dark