Prunus cerasifera

(Cherry plum)

Type
Fruit
Planted
2019
Edible?
No
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
No
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Lovely, very early blossom followed by red or yellow small plums, best picked under ripe before the birds reach them.

Culinary Uses

Fruits edible fresh and cooked

Cultivation

Very vigourous, though erratic in fruit production.

Maintenance

Can be clipped in hedges, but at the cost of fruits.