Prunus Domestica Reine-Claude d'Oullins, a very productive early plum tree.
The Prunus Domestica Reine-Claude d'Oullins, or Plum Oullin's Golden Gage, is an old variety of plum tree very vigorous and resistance to diseases, self-fertile, it is an excellent pollinator for other plum trees around. However, for more abundant fruiting, it is best to plant it with other varieties of Reine-Claude for cross-pollination. Another advantage of this fruit tree: very fertile, it offers a high production of large fruits.
In March, the Prunus Domestica Reine-Claude d'Oullins is covered with white flowers and fruits begin to form to mature in July. The harvest is spread from July to August. The plums Reine-Claude d'Oullins, yellow-green with a touch of pink on the side exposed to the sun, have a very juicy flesh, sweet and fragrant. They are ideal for making jams or preserves. But you will appreciate them just as fresh or on a pie.
Very hardy (cold-resistant down to -20 ° C), the Prunus Domestica Reine-Claude d'Oullins adapts to all climates and enjoys a sunny exposure. It can be placed in windy area because, even ripe, its fruits do not fall. It is planted in a draining soil, light and rich. Adult, it reaches a height of 2 to 3 m.
The proposed plants are grafted low-stem on a rootstock: Saint Julien A.