Fofonoff can confidently be classed as one of the most cold-hardy plums in Canada. Rumored to be of Russian descent, it is named after Wasal Fofonoff of Buchanan, SK, who introduced it in 1973. It has, at times, also been sold as 'Homesteader'. At ripening time, the round, 4cm(1½"), lime green fruit develops a rosy red blush. With firm and very sweet, yellow-green, freestone flesh and thin, tender skin, it is a fine fresh eating plum. It is also a jams and preserves type of plum, rather than canning.
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