Easiest stonefruit to grow. tolerates a wide variety of soils
Grow easily from their stones
supposed to have developed somewher in central Asia
European strains: Damsons and Greengages
pl;um stones found in Neolithic archaeological digs
older name for plums is drupe
prune to give shape, take out abny diseased branches or crossed branches
prune in summer after fruiting.
brown rot and bladder plum problems
spray with copper at leaf fall in autumn and first bud in summer
pricking a plum skin befoe cooking will hopld the skin intacty and stop splitting.