Prunus domestica Reine Claude d'Althan or Plum tree Reine Claude d'Althan is an ancient variety of Hungarian origin. It is a vigorous fruit tree, free-standing and erect, it is grafted low-stem. Excellent pollinator for other varieties of Plum tree Reine Claude. It has the advantage of giving abundant and regular fruit crops.
The flowering period is in April. From mid-August to September, the Plum tree Reine Claude d'Althan produces fruits with red-purplish skin, round slightly flattened, very appreciated for their flavor. The flesh, golden yellow, is juicy, sweet and fragrant, it is easily detached from the core. The plums are eaten fresh or adorn fruit salads and pastries. You can make excellent jams, syrup and canned or also used in the production of brandies.
Adult, the Plum tree Reine Claude d'Althan reaches a height of 2 to 3 m. Highly resistant to frost (up to -20 ° C) and diseases, its cultivation is easy and requires little maintenance. Not very demanding, he settles in any type of ground located in the sun.
Not being self-fertile, it requires the presence of a pollinator such as the Prunus Reine Claudes d'Oullins to grow.
The proposed plant is grafted low-stem on a rootstock: Saint Julien A.