Story: Stone fruit and the summerfruit industry

Fortune plums (2nd of 2)

Fortune plums

The Fortune plum was bred in the United States and released in New Zealand in the mid-1980s. Fruit are large and juicy, and both the skin and flesh redden when ripe. The Fortune plum is tolerant to bacterial disease and keeps well.

About this item

Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
Reference: Ho6789Rbt.tif
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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How to cite this page:

Marie Dawkins. 'Stone fruit and the summerfruit industry - History', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 16-Nov-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20349/fortune-plums