The prolonged harvest window of the Friar plum makes it an attractive choice for the commercial grower. This large, round plum has dark purple-to-black skin, mild amber flesh and a very small stone. The tree is upright and economical.
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Large, round, dark purple to black skin, mild amber flesh. Holds well on tree.
- Estimated Chilling Requirement
400 hours below 45°F
Self-fruitful, but more productive when mixed with a small percentage of pollenizers such as Santa Rosa or Blackamber
- Harvest Season within fruit type
- Harvest Dates
July 25 to August 10(approximate for Fresno, CA area)
Fruit & Nut Maturity Chart 2018 (full chart)