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Black Amber

Black Amber is a large  japanese plum, dark almost black in colour, with pale flesh that's amber when ripe. Great memorable flavour, juicy flesh - making it excellent for eating, but also for cooking, sauces etc. Small pip. Pollinated by another Japanese plum e.g. 'santa rosa'.

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Specifications

Ripening Time February
Fertility Needs a pollinator (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered using the "fan" style only. Free standing tree grows to around 3 - 5m tall.
Rootstock Non-dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Black Amber

Black Amber

Black Amber is a large  japanese plum, dark almost black in colour, with pale flesh that's amber when ripe. Great memorable flavour, juicy flesh - making it excellent for eating, but also for cooking, sauces etc. Small pip. Pollinated by another Japanese plum e.g. 'santa rosa'.