Sunday, May 1, 2011

Photo - Purple Leaf Plum Tree (Prunus cerasifira)

Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in Lakeside.

3 comments:

  1. Are plums from the purple leaf oriental plum tree edible and can you make jams & jellies out of the plum?

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  2. ^ I wondered the same.

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  3. Some Purple Leaf Plum trees have edible fruit. However, the variety most commonly sold in California, 'Purpurea' is not edible, although birds will eat the fruit.

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