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Maturity early
Growth habit det.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape plum
Fruit size small
Fruit type salad
Variety type open-pollinated, commercial
Country Ukraine
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Lagidnyi - ripe fruits. 2013-08-03.


Compact determinate plants up to 2' tall with regular foliage and heavy fruit set early in the season. Fruits are bright red perfectly shaped ovals, 2-4 oz, with two seed chambers. Wonderful balanced taste, good meat/juice ratio makes it very good for salads, as well as for canning whole. Early maturity.

Seed source:

Michael Gunn of Pasadena, Texas (TX GU R) 07 / Lyuda Battin

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


75 days, det., regular leaf, produced tremendous yields of very good tasting 2-6 oz red fruit, from Lyuda Battin, Russian.

Seed source:

Lyuda Battin

Year grown: 2006

Location: Pasadena, Texas


  • Ukrainian commercial variety, bred and released by Kiev's Vegetable Experimental Station in 1993.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2007 Yearbook by Michael Gunn of Pasadena, Texas (TX GU R).
  • Sometimes spelled as Lagidniy.

Also known as

Russian name: Лагидный

Description in Russian

  • Pастение нештамбовое, детерминантное, прямостоячее, средневетвистое, среднеоблиственное, высотой 52 см, плод сливовидный, красный, гладкий, масса плода 62 - 77 г, число гнезд 2 - 3.

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