Prunus domesticaMid. Robert Andersen intro, NY State Ag Exp Stn, Geneva, NY, 1993.
Elongated dark maroon freestone fruit with blue waxy bloom has orange firm sweet-tart flesh. Good fresh eating or dried for prunes.
Named after renowned plum breeder John Watson from Geneva, NY. Upright spreading form. Heavy producer. Showing good cold hardiness and resistance to bacterial leaf spot in our trials. Ripens in late September in central Maine. Z4. (3-6' bare-root trees)
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Although European plums are self-pollinating, planting two different varieties will improve pollination. Plant 15–20' apart.