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Fruit tree comparisons


Fruit tree comparison - Opal
Plum tree
Opal

Opal is an early European plum variety with a good flavor, self-fertile and very easy to grow.
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Growing


Plum tree
Opal
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
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Using


Plum tree
Opal
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
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Disease resistance


Plum tree
Opal
General resistanceGood
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Climate


Plum tree
Opal
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 4 (-34C)
Summer maximum temperaturesCold (< 20C / 67F)
Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Plum tree
Opal
Country of originSweden
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorRed
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