Plum Akimovskaya was obtained by crossing such varieties as "beauty of the Volzhskaya" and "7 - 26", exclusively planting materials of southern varieties were used. This variety was bred at the Saratov Experimental Gardening Station by selection specialists A.P. Kruglov and G.I.Dymnova. The plum Akimovskaya was added to the state register in 1995 for the Lower Volga region.
Plum Akimovskaya: variety description and characteristics
This plum variety Akimovskaya has ordinary dimensions, it also grows usually, has a spreading crown with a slight downward slope, rather rare, foliage was rated as average. The branches of the Akimov plum grow straight, do not have any covering, have a dark red color, the bark on the trunk and main branches has no roughness, gray color. The foliage is voluminous, has a shape that resembles a boat because of its concavity, size, approximately fifteen to sixteen, not glossy, smooth, light green color. The upper part of the leaf plate has a uniform sharpening, the base is also pointed, along the edges the leaves are serrate-crenate, the petiole is rather long, thin, the glands are medium-sized, have the shape of a regular oval, the flowers are white, double. The petals are weakly closed, there are about four stamens, the stigma is located lower than the stamens. The peduncle is of ordinary size, rather thin, there is a slight pubescence, and the pubescence is strong on the ovary. The flowering and fruit-bearing process takes place on the bouquet branches.
Description of the fruits of the Akimovskaya variety
Plum Akimovskaya: photo of the variety
The harvest of plum varieties Akimovskaya has the shape of a regular oval, all fruits have an identical shape, their size is ordinary, most often the weight of one fruit reaches twenty-eight grams, the main color is purple, the integument is dark red, looks like marble from a distance. The skin is quite tender, there is pubescence, there is a large bloom of wax, but it is quite easy to remove it from the fruit. The upper part of the fruit has the shape of a circle, weakly depressed, the base has a depression, the abdominal suture is small, pronounced. The pulp of Akimovskaya plum is yellow in color with a pinkish tint, the pulp is tender in consistency, melts in the mouth, dry, the color of the cavity is identical to the color of the pulp, the juice has no color. The fruit stem is of an ordinary size, thin, not firmly attached to the stone. The bone is located calmly, it is removed from the pulp quite easily, it has the shape of a regular oval.
The presentation of the crop was rated at four point and five tenths on a five-point scale, taste qualities were assessed by tasters at four to four point and three tenths on a five-point scale. The pulp has a sweetish taste. The smell is not pronounced. Chemical composition of pulp and skin:
- dry matter - eighteen point and six tenths of a percent.
- free acids - one whole and eight tenths of a percent.
- sugar - nine percent.
- ascorbic acid - fifteen milligrams per hundred grams.
It is quite simple to remove Akimovskaya plum from the fruit stem, it is possible to transport the fruits over long distances. Household use - table, industrial assessment of this variety is five points, this variety of plums is used to prepare compotes and dried fruits.
Plum Akimovskaya: variety features
The ripening time of the Akimovskaya plum variety falls on the ninth day of the last summer month, the time of the flowering process falls on the eighth - fourteenth days of the last spring month. This fruit crop begins to produce a crop when it reaches the age of five years. The durability of this type of plum is estimated by experts as average.
It is recommended to plant pollinating varieties nearby:
- «collective farm renklod».
Usually farmers collect up to one hundred and forty - one hundred and forty-eight centners from one hectare of land. Akimovskaya does not bring plum regularly. The amount of harvest from each specimen reaches twenty-three kilograms and five hundred grams. Branch damage in the winter season was estimated at zero points at a temperature of minus twenty-four degrees. Damage to tree shoots in the winter season was estimated at zero points at a temperature of minus twenty-five degrees. Damage to flower buds in winter and spring is also scored at zero. The level of resistance to cold weather is high, as well as to various diseases.
Plum Akimovskaya: reviews of gardeners
- Marina Viktorovna, Samara region: “Akimovskaya plum has been growing for me for many years. This is the only plum tree in my garden, and I do not plan to plant any other varieties. In this variety, absolutely everything suits me: a high level of resistance to cold weather, a large amount of harvest, and, of course, delicious sweet fruits. "
- Anastasia Egorovna, Moscow region: “The plum variety Akimovskaya attracted me with the large size of its fruits. In addition, these plums have an excellent appearance. I planted a pollinator next to this plum, and the amount of the crop increased significantly from this ”.