Plum (Prunus domestica)
It is hardy to zone 5. It is in flower in April, and the fruits ripen from Jul to November. The flowers are pollinated by Insects.The plant is self-fertile.
The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked, but varies considerably from cultivar to cultivar, with many soft and juicy with a delicious flavour ranging from very sweet to acid. The more acid fruits are usually only used for cooking purposes.
Requires a well-drained moisture retentive soil and a sheltered position.