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All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Plum varieties

  • A traditional French dual-purpose purple plum.
  • Marjorie's Seedling Plum
    Easy to grow, heavy cropping purple/black plum, late season.
  • Merryweather Damson
    A popular damson variety, which grows well in cool temperate climates. The fruit is unusually large for a damson.
  • Methley Plum
    Methley is an early-season Japanese plum. It is reliably self-fertile, and crops heavily from a young age.
  • Mirabelle de Nancy Mirabelle
    A traditional mirabelle, widely grown in north-eastern France.