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Early Italian Prune
Prunus domestica 'Early Italian'
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- » Early Italian Prune is a favorite for eating and drying.
Grandpa's Choice™ Early Italian Prune is often used for drying. It ripens in early-mid-season, about 10-14 days ahead of Italian or Stanley time, and is a beautiful dark purple, with sweet, firm yellow flesh. It is more suited for western areas than Stanley, but will grow well in the east to.
Early Italian Prune is a sport of Italian Prune that ripens about 10-14 days earlier. It was replaced in the east by Stanley, which was a little hardier and more suited to eastern conditions.