Geographic origin: Hungary.
Adult size: Height up to 7 metres.
Type of soil: All.
Climate: Hardy to -17°C.
Position: Full sun.
Pollinators: Golden Reine Claude.
Characteristis and uses: Widespread in our gardens, the plum tree is adorned with lovely white flowers at the start of the spring. These form on the previous year’s branches, so be careful not to over prune.
The plum tree is particularly susceptible to various diseases and must be closely watched after the flowers appear.
The plum tree Reine Claude d’Althan has large purplish red fruits, with a very sweet yellow flesh. They are ready to pick in mid August. This plum tree is very productive.