Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 259-260.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0688

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A Novel Cultivar of Prunus mume‘Nannong Fengyu’for Ornamental Value and Fruit Production

GAO Zhihong*,NI Zhaojun,SHI Ting,HAN Jian,and ZHANG Zhen   

  1. College of Horticulture,Nanjing Agricultural University,Nanjing 210095,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: The Prunus mume cultivar,‘Nannong Fengyu’is a novel cultivar both for ornamental value and fruit production with cross breeding. The tree is half-open and more vigorous. The shape of leaf blade is oval and the leaf apex is acute. The corolla of the flower is dish-shaped with five petals. The color of the petal is light pink with pinkish stripe. The shape of fruit is long elliptic with high quality and the color of fruit skin is red with yellow-green background. Both the flowers and fruits possess ornamental value. The plants are disease resistant and this cultivar is adaptable in Jiangsu,Zhejiang and Anhui regions.

Key words: Prunus mume, ornamental value and fruit production, cultivar

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