Consider growing plums in your home garden; they offer delicious, low-effort fruit with colorful flesh. Plums are rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, potassium, and dietary fiber. They're versatile, ideal for fresh snacking or crafting tasty jams. These prolific producers can enhance your backyard's beauty when planted in the right spot.
The Plum Tree (Prunus domestica) is a deciduous tree known for its arching branches and spring blossoms, producing yellow or greenish-yellow fleshed plums with various skin colors in late summer or autumn. It's part of the Prunus family, which includes deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs, many with showy spring flowers and some bearing edible fruit. The tree includes such identification features as dark-brown bark, straight branches, and sometimes spiny twigs. Also, its leaf stem may have hairy features and yellow-green glands.