Plum Golden large
Plum Golden large native to Saratov and belongs to the southern plants. It was bred by very experienced and popular breeders back in 1995.
Plum Golden large: variety description
The trunk of the home plum variety Golden large has an average size, the shape of the crown resembles a pyramid. The branches grow sparsely and sprawlingly. The number of leaves is also not very large, so the crown is not very thickened. At the same time, the trunk and stems have a fairly large diameter, straight shape and brown color without the presence of any pattern and thorns. In the spring, fairly large buds form on the branches, which move away from the trunk at a large angle.
Then a leaf plate is formed from the bud, which has the shape of a boat. The length of the leaves is about 3 cm, the color is rich dark green. The sheet itself is quite strong, slightly wrinkled with no signs of shine and the presence of villi. The leaves sit on a thick, sturdy petiole that is not large in size.
The flowers of the plum tree variety Zolotistaya krupnya are characterized by a fairly large diameter and white color. Inside each flower there are 6 stamens and a short pistil. Flowers grow in 3 pieces on a short peduncle. Moreover, both the flowers and the fruits themselves ripen in the form of bouquets on one branch.
Speaking about the fruits of homemade plum Golden large, it is worth noting that they are quite large in size and weight, about 40 g each. The color of the fruit is yellow here with small pink spots on the peel. At the same time, the peel tastes tender, has a large number of villi and, moreover, a pronounced waxy coating. Ripe fruit is very easy to pick. The shape of the fruit is round, while the funnel is clearly visible. Inside, the pulp has a yellow tint, it tastes sweet and sour, very juicy and tender.
Each plum Golden large grows on a separate thick stalk, and inside the plum there are small seeds that do not exceed 3% of the total weight of the fruit. Outwardly, plums look very nice and appetizing.
It is very easy to remove the fruits from the branch, so overripe plums can fall off. At the same time, the crop tolerates transportation well. Usually it is consumed fresh, and also used in production: jam is made, various preparations, compote, dried fruits, juice are made.
Plum varieties Zolotistaya krupnya contain many useful substances, such as ascorbic acid, sugar and other acids.
Plum Golden large: characteristic of the variety
Plum Golden large: photo of the variety
The tree begins to bloom in mid-May. This period lasts about a week, after which the fruits are formed, which can be removed in early autumn.
Home plum Golden large begins to bear fruit in 4 years after budding and has a fairly long lifespan. The described variety is self-fertile. It will be good if you plant plums such as the Volga beauty or Mirnaya on the site. 26 kg of plums can be removed from one tree, while a stable regular fruiting is observed.
If there are too strong frosts in winter, the branches may freeze at temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees. The wood begins to freeze at temperatures below -30 degrees. At the same time, the tree has a fairly good resistance to drought, as well as to high summer temperatures.
Diseases and pests
The plum variety Golden large is resistant to various common diseases, as well as to insect pests, therefore it is very profitable to grow a tree, both on your site and in an industrial economy.
Plum Golden large: advantages and disadvantages
To the benefits plum varieties Golden large include stable fruiting, sufficiently high resistance of plant flowers to recurrent frosts.
Large golden plums are considered very tasty and attractive, while they are stored for a very long time. So they can lie in the refrigerator for more than one month. Some gardeners harvest an unripe crop, which then ripens at home, acquiring both the color and taste of the finished fruit.
Of the cons varieties indicate insufficient frost resistance.
Homemade plum Golden large is very popular among gardeners, as it has an excellent taste of the fruit, which can be stored for a long time. The crop is consumed fresh or used for harvesting.