Fruit variety of plums cultivated since ancient times. The fruit is consumed as fresh fruit, in pastry, or dried being then called a prune. The pulp is laxative. The seed oil is used in food industry. A liquor is made, similar to the kirsch and is very popular in Hungary.
Depending on the geographical areas and altitude sowing can take place from February to April. Stratify in cold the seeds for 3-4 months before the sowing. It is possible to use a sowing substrate for potting or soil from the garden together with a sowing substrate if the sowing is made directly into the garden. The substrate must be wet but not soggy until the germination is completed.