La Crescent Hybrid PlumLate Summer. Prunus salicina Shiro x Prunus americana Howard Yellow. U Minn, 1923. Also known as Golden La Crescent or Golden Minnesota.
Most of the hybrid plum varieties are colored with some variation of red and orange with a little purple tossed in. Yellow-skinned La Crescent is one notable exception.
The beautiful roundish tender thin-skinned yellow fruit is sometimes blushed with a little pink. Tender yellow juicy flesh of excellent quality is sweet, aromatic and suggestive of apricots.
Freestone. Upright spreading vigorous tree. Z3/4. Maine Grown. (3-6' bare-root trees)
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