Plum Varieties Taste Best

Plum Cultivars South Africa Wickson

Of all the stone fruits, plums are the most varied. They range from hardy little cherry plums and sand cherries to hybrids with the hardiness of natives, sweet European plums and the prunes made from them , and sweet or tart Japanese plums. European plums tend to be small, and most varieties are egg-shaped. The flesh is rather dry and very sweet. Prunes from these plums are the sweetest and easiest to dry. The plants are fairly- hardy, but some varieties do well in mild-winter areas. All...